Introduction

A broken switch means electricity is not flowing through your device. Removing and replacing this component requires soldering. Check out this soldering guide for instructions.

Image 1/3: Remove the small pusher by rotating it clockwise and lifting up. Image 2/3: Remove the small pusher by rotating it clockwise and lifting up. Image 3/3: Remove the small pusher by rotating it clockwise and lifting up.
  • Unplug your food processor before starting any disassembly.

  • Remove the small pusher by rotating it clockwise and lifting up.

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Image 1/1: There may be a clicking sound from the safety feature being disengaged in this step.
  • Remove the large pusher by grabbing its sides and pulling up.

  • There may be a clicking sound from the safety feature being disengaged in this step.

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  • Remove the lid from the bowl by turning it clockwise and lifting.

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Image 1/1: Avoid contact with blades as they are extremely sharp.
  • Take out the blades by grabbing the plastic center piece and lifting up.

  • Avoid contact with blades as they are extremely sharp.

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Image 1/3: Grab the handle and push clockwise. Lift up the bowl to remove it. Image 2/3: Grab the handle and push clockwise. Lift up the bowl to remove it. Image 3/3: Grab the handle and push clockwise. Lift up the bowl to remove it.
  • Position the handle of the bowl so that it is on your left.

  • Grab the handle and push clockwise. Lift up the bowl to remove it.

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Image 1/2: Position the base so that the on and pulse buttons are facing you. Image 2/2: Place the base on top of the food processor's bowl to keep the base from wobbling while you work on it.
  • Turn the food processor's base upside down by lifting it up and turning it over.

  • Position the base so that the on and pulse buttons are facing you.

  • Place the base on top of the food processor's bowl to keep the base from wobbling while you work on it.

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  • Remove the two 13.0mm screws that hold down the casing with a Phillips #2 screwdriver.

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Image 1/3: Remove the 13.0mm screw under each rubber foot with a Phillips #2 screwdriver. Image 2/3: Remove the 13.0mm screw under each rubber foot with a Phillips #2 screwdriver. Image 3/3: Remove the 13.0mm screw under each rubber foot with a Phillips #2 screwdriver.
  • Lift up the front left and the back right rubber feet by pulling back the rubber with your fingers.

  • Remove the 13.0mm screw under each rubber foot with a Phillips #2 screwdriver.

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  • Lift off the back casing by raising it upward.

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  • Remove the two 13.0mm screws that are holding down the button assembly using the Phillips #2 screwdriver.

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  • Lift out the button assembly by pulling up.

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  • Remove the two 5.5mm nuts with a 5.5mm nut driver.

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Image 1/3: The screws have glue in their threads, so this step might require a little extra force. Image 2/3: Slide off the switch and yellow plastic to remove the button assembly. Image 3/3: Slide off the switch and yellow plastic to remove the button assembly.
  • Remove the two 13.0mm screws that hold the switch to the button assembly with a Phillips #2 screwdriver.

  • The screws have glue in their threads, so this step might require a little extra force.

  • Slide off the switch and yellow plastic to remove the button assembly.

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Image 1/2: Refer to the [https://www.ifixit.com/c/Soldering|soldering guide ] for extra help. Image 2/2: For reassembly, the new switch's connections will have to be soldered on.
  • Desolder the white, black and red connections from the switch by using a soldering iron.

  • Refer to the soldering guide for extra help.

  • For reassembly, the new switch's connections will have to be soldered on.

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Conclusion

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

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