Introduction

The motor is what runs the drive shaft. Without the motor, the drive shaft would not operate, as well as the blade. Replacing the Motor requires a some patience and time.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Remove the cover by turning it in the counterclockwise direction.
    • Remove the cover by turning it in the counterclockwise direction.

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  2. Remove the bowl scraping mechanism by simply grabbing the middle section and lifting.
    • Remove the bowl scraping mechanism by simply grabbing the middle section and lifting.

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    • Remove the blade mechanism by lifting it off of the blade shaft.

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    • Place hands on bowl and turn it gently, but firmly, counter-clockwise.

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    • Make sure there is no food or grime along the outside sides of the bowl or the base.

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    • Bring the device to its upright position.

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    • Using a metal spudger, pry the switch from the front of the device.

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    • Using the metal spudger, remove the four adhesive plastic covers that hide the screws.

    • These covers are adhered to the screws.

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    • Remove any access glue that is adhered to the screws with the precision tweezers.

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    • Using a JIS #1 driver, remove the four 10 mm screws.

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    • Lift the drive shaft.

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    • Reach in and remove the set of 3 gears.

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    • Remove the four 8 mm JIS #1 screws that are revealed after removing the set of gears.

    • There will be lubricant on the screws.

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    • Flip your device over so the bottom is visible.

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    • Using a JIS #1 screwdriver, remove each of the four suction cups that are attached to the bottom of the device.

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    • Using a JIS #1 screwdriver, remove the four 12 mm screws on the bottom.

      • The screws are recessed about 3 mm inside of the device and may not be very visible.

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    • Unscrew the two 4 mm screws underneath the on/off switch with a JIS #1 screwdriver.

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    • Remove the bottom of the food processor by gently but firmly pulling it away from the silver section.

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    • Using a JIS # 1 screwdriver, remove the three screws on the white plastic piece inside the device, on the side.

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    • Remove the white piece, carefully sliding wires on the sides through the small gaps.

    • Be careful not to dislodge the spring on the cylindrical white piece next to it.

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    • The motor can now be removed from the inside of the food processor.

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Conclusion

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

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Mack Bernard

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Thanks for the guide! I would never have thought to dig through the grease in the gearbox to find the 4 machine screws buried under there. Turns out that my motor is fine, but the thermal fuse strapped to the windings burned out. $5 fix for a $150 device!

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