Introduction

This guide teaches the user how to replace the safety switch in your Cuisinart DLC-8F. The removal of the safety switch first requires the removal of the bottom hood and all of this can be done with just a Phillips #2 screwdriver. This is an easy process and should only take about 10 minutes.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove the  four 18 mm Phillips #2 screws from the bottom by prying up the rubber feet to access the screw hole. Remove the  four 18 mm Phillips #2 screws from the bottom by prying up the rubber feet to access the screw hole.
  • Remove the four 18 mm Phillips #2 screws from the bottom by prying up the rubber feet to access the screw hole.

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Gently lift the bottom cover from the main body. Gently lift the bottom cover from the main body.
  • Gently lift the bottom cover from the main body.

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Remove the two 14 mm Phillips #2 screws holding in the safety switch bracket. Remove the two 14 mm Phillips #2 screws holding in the safety switch bracket.
  • Remove the two 14 mm Phillips #2 screws holding in the safety switch bracket.

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Pull out the safety switch bracket with your hand. Pull out the safety switch bracket with your hand.
  • Pull out the safety switch bracket with your hand.

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Remove the two 19 mm Phillips #2 screws holding the safety switch in the bracket. Remove the two 19 mm Phillips #2 screws holding the safety switch in the bracket.
  • Remove the two 19 mm Phillips #2 screws holding the safety switch in the bracket.

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Pull off the three wires on the safety switch with your hand by firmly grabbing the wires at the base. Pull off the three wires on the safety switch with your hand by firmly grabbing the wires at the base. Pull off the three wires on the safety switch with your hand by firmly grabbing the wires at the base.
  • Pull off the three wires on the safety switch with your hand by firmly grabbing the wires at the base.

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Conclusion

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

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