I understand, thank you. There is a large gear on the bottom of the compactor, shown as number 10 in the picture, that meshes with the motor gear, shown as number 6. Both of those gears are plastic. I suspect one or both gears are missing teeth and are unable to mesh successfully to drive the ram either up or down. The gears are easily replaced and come in a kit that includes installation instructions. The gears are accessed by pulling the compactor out and laying it on one side and removing the lower access panel. There is a lot of grease under that cover and it is a messy job, so be certain to lay down drop cloths and have plenty of rags available, it is messy!
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