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Introduction

The plastic base covers the electronic components inside the instant pot. Before you can touch anything inside of the device the base must be removed.

Parts

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  1. Take off the lid of the Instant Pot.  Grasp the handle and rotate the lid counter-clockwise, then lift up to separate the lid from the base. Take off the lid of the Instant Pot.  Grasp the handle and rotate the lid counter-clockwise, then lift up to separate the lid from the base.
    • Take off the lid of the Instant Pot. Grasp the handle and rotate the lid counter-clockwise, then lift up to separate the lid from the base.

  2. Take out the inner pot and place it somewhere out of the way.
    • Take out the inner pot and place it somewhere out of the way.

  3. Flip the Instant Pot over on its top so that the base is facing upward.
    • Flip the Instant Pot over on its top so that the base is facing upward.

  4. Remove the single 12mm Phillips #2 screw holding the base to the device.
    • Remove the single 12mm Phillips #2 screw holding the base to the device.

  5. Rotate the base counter-clockwise, then gently lift the base off of the device.
    • Rotate the base counter-clockwise, then gently lift the base off of the device.

Conclusion

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

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9 Comments

Hi, I would like to know, where can I buy a new plastic base? Thank you

nathaliawed - Reply

Hello where can I buy the plastic base

Maureen - Reply

I would like to buy one of these for an 8 Qt model….very hard to source this and terrible customer support as this seems to be a issue for many that burned theirs.

davidghamilton - Reply

Did you ever find out where you can buy this part.

Thank you. Belinda

Belinda Berka - Reply

Do you carry the replacement for this. Thanks

khai01 - Reply

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