Introduction

This guide may be useful for users who are experiencing power issues. This procedure requires a high technical skill in electrical soldering, along with moderate electrical wiring skills.

  1. Hold the food processor upside down and remove the two screws indicated with a screwdriver. Once unscrewed, remove the two rubber suction pads. Hold the food processor upside down and remove the two screws indicated with a screwdriver. Once unscrewed, remove the two rubber suction pads. Hold the food processor upside down and remove the two screws indicated with a screwdriver. Once unscrewed, remove the two rubber suction pads.
    • Hold the food processor upside down and remove the two screws indicated with a screwdriver. Once unscrewed, remove the two rubber suction pads.

  2. Use a spudger to remove the 4 rubber base pads located at the corners of the device. Use a spudger to remove the 4 rubber base pads located at the corners of the device.
    • Use a spudger to remove the 4 rubber base pads located at the corners of the device.

  3. Unscrew all 4 screws that are located beneath the pads with a screwdriver and remove the plastic grey base.
    • Unscrew all 4 screws that are located beneath the pads with a screwdriver and remove the plastic grey base.

  4. Remove the screws indicated with a screw driver.
    • Remove the screws indicated with a screw driver.

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  6. Remove the two screws behind the knob with a screwdriver.
    • Remove the two screws behind the knob with a screwdriver.

  7. Use a regular nylon spudger to remove the plastic caps at these locations with moderate pressure.
    • Use a regular nylon spudger to remove the plastic caps at these locations with moderate pressure.

    • When working with electronics, it's important to choose a tool that's ESD-safe to avoid accidental damage to the device. The regular black nylon spudger or a plastic opening tool should be used whenever possible.

    • Apply pressure at the edge of the plastic cap circles. Apply stress elsewhere may damage the device.

    • Note that the plastic caps are glued

  8. Remove the 4 screws located under the plastic caps with a screw driver.
    • Remove the 4 screws located under the plastic caps with a screw driver.

  9. Lift and remove the plastic gears at the center of the device. Remove any grease residue underneath the plastic gears.
    • Lift and remove the plastic gears at the center of the device.

    • Remove any grease residue underneath the plastic gears.

  10. Remove the remaining screws to unhinge the motor located at the center of the device using a screw driver. Remove the remaining screws to unhinge the motor located at the center of the device using a screw driver.
    • Remove the remaining screws to unhinge the motor located at the center of the device using a screw driver.

  11. Solder the highlighted section of the power cord, and undo the wiring. Using soldering wire connect a new line with the soldering iron.
    • Solder the highlighted section of the power cord, and undo the wiring. Using soldering wire connect a new line with the soldering iron.

    • Learn more about soldering here.

  12. Connect the other end of your power cord to the motor terminal.
    • Connect the other end of your power cord to the motor terminal.

Conclusion

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

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