Introduction

If your blender doesn't power on, you may have a faulty or damaged power cord. This guide will show you how to replace it.

Using the Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the 5 screws (13mm long, 6mm wide) holding the outer base. Lift the base up to remove it.
  • Using the Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the 5 screws (13mm long, 6mm wide) holding the outer base.

  • Lift the base up to remove it.

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Remove the midsection by pulling it up. If the section is stuck, use the iFixit plastic opening tool to pry it off. Pull the power cord through the mid-section opening.
  • Remove the midsection by pulling it up. If the section is stuck, use the iFixit plastic opening tool to pry it off.

  • Pull the power cord through the mid-section opening.

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Using the Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the 6 screws (13 mm long, 6 mm wide). Using the Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the 6 screws (13 mm long, 6 mm wide).
  • Using the Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the 6 screws (13 mm long, 6 mm wide).

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Using the Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the two screws (5 mm long, 3 mm wide) holding the power cord onto the motor cover. Using the Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the two screws (5 mm long, 3 mm wide) holding the power cord onto the motor cover.
  • Using the Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the two screws (5 mm long, 3 mm wide) holding the power cord onto the motor cover.

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Using the iFixit plastic opening tool, pry the motor cover off the general housing. Once it is loose, lift it up to remove it off the base. Slide the cover all the way to the end of the power cord.
  • Using the iFixit plastic opening tool, pry the motor cover off the general housing. Once it is loose, lift it up to remove it off the base.

  • Slide the cover all the way to the end of the power cord.

  • Please note that the power cord does not completely come off the cover.

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Check the connection between the power cord and the wires coming from the circuit board. Check the connection between the power cord and the wires coming from the circuit board.
  • Check the connection between the power cord and the wires coming from the circuit board.

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Remove the plastic caps on the wire connectors with your hands. Ensure that the connections are not loose, corroded or desoldered.
  • Remove the plastic caps on the wire connectors with your hands.

  • Ensure that the connections are not loose, corroded or desoldered.

  • If the connections are desoldered, loose or corroded, re-solder them using the iFixit soldering guide.

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If the connections in the preceding step are good, check the connection of the wires to the circuit board.
  • If the connections in the preceding step are good, check the connection of the wires to the circuit board.

  • If any of the connections are loose or damaged, the blender might not be getting power.

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Re-solder the connections using the iFixit Soldering guide.
  • Re-solder the connections using the iFixit Soldering guide.

  • The red arrow shows where the wires enter the circuit board.

  • The orange circle shows where the black ground wire is soldered to the board and the blue circle shows where the red power wire is soldered to the board.

  • Make sure you check the correct solder as the wires are routed differently.

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Conclusion

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

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