Introduction

If the sharpening stones become loose or do not apply the correct pressure to the knifes, this could be caused by either broken or missing linkage pins. These pins hold the sharpening stones in place on the motor axle. Replacing a broken or missing pin is a relatively easy process.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove the two rubber feet on the motor side of the device. Remove the five Phillips screws from the bottom of the case.
  • Remove the two rubber feet on the motor side of the device.

  • Remove the five Phillips screws from the bottom of the case.

    • These screws are recessed deep in the device, so a long, thin screwdriver is required.

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Remove the two hex-cap screws on the bottom using a pair of pliers.
  • Remove the two hex-cap screws on the bottom using a pair of pliers.

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Carefully flip the device right-side-up while grasping the top and bottom pieces.
  • Carefully flip the device right-side-up while grasping the top and bottom pieces.

  • The white cover should lift off with no resistance. If it does not, ensure all screws were removed in previous step.

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Remove the sharpener guard by gently pulling up on it.
  • Remove the sharpener guard by gently pulling up on it.

  • If the sharpener guard does not come off easily, ensure all screws were removed in step 1.

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Remove the motor and shaft assembly from the bottom of the case housing.
  • Remove the motor and shaft assembly from the bottom of the case housing.

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Use a screwdriver to push the pin out of the rod. Use pliers to pull the pin the rest of the way out.
  • Use a screwdriver to push the pin out of the rod.

  • Use pliers to pull the pin the rest of the way out.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

James Herin

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