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Ram will not reverse at end of cycle

Kenmore trash compactor-Mo.665.1340594.-makes popping noise at end of cycle and keeps going in down direction. when i turn key to off position it stops. when i turn key back to the on position the ram returns to the up position.

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Ive been a repairman for 17 years but havent had to fix a lot of these because ther not out there,but have done some.it drives on a worm gear and i suspect that theres some wear there and its jumping the gear and thats where your getting the poping noise.their not the funest but you,ll have to take apart and opperate and watch/inspect.hope that helps God bless

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