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My trash compactor drawer will not close

Is the ram all the way up? 

Drawer will open only when ram is fully raised.

To raise the ram on models with a key-knob (or key-switch):

Turn the key-knob (key-switch) to Start and release. 

To raise the ram on models with push button controls: 

Press Off, and then press On. 

Is the Solid Cycle engaged? 

Drawer remains Locked until you reset by lifting up the foot pedal.

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