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Maytag Appliances

Removing a Filled Trash Compactor Bag

How to Remove the Trash Compactor Bag on Maytag Trash Compactor

When the trash is compacted to the top of the drawer, remove the bag. If the bag is too heavy, compact less trash before emptying it in the future.

IMPORTANT: Do not push items down into compactor with hands or feet.

  1. Completely pull open the drawer.
  2. Remove top of bag from bag retainer buttons. Pull up all four bag cuffs. Close bag with twist tie provided.
  3. Push Side-Lock Latch down and tilt drawer side open.
  4. Lift out bag.

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