Remove the Blender Container from the Blender Base. Remove the Blender Container from the Blender Base.
  • Remove the Blender Container from the Blender Base.

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Flip the blender so the bottom is facing you. Flip the blender so the bottom is facing you.
  • Flip the blender so the bottom is facing you.

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Unscrew the 16mm screws located on the plastic bottom from the blender base using a Phillips #2 screwdriver. Unscrew the 16mm screws located on the plastic bottom from the blender base using a Phillips #2 screwdriver. Unscrew the 16mm screws located on the plastic bottom from the blender base using a Phillips #2 screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the 16mm screws located on the plastic bottom from the blender base using a Phillips #2 screwdriver.

Is it possible to get a replacement base. Just the plastic cover? I can't seem to find mine and it is cracked and broken yet still works.

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Remove the plastic bottom from the base of the blender. Remove the plastic bottom from the base of the blender.
  • Remove the plastic bottom from the base of the blender.

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Holding the center of the fan, grip the knob in the center of the top of the blender with a wrench and twist the wrench counterclockwise. Holding the center of the fan, grip the knob in the center of the top of the blender with a wrench and twist the wrench counterclockwise.
  • Holding the center of the fan, grip the knob in the center of the top of the blender with a wrench and twist the wrench counterclockwise.

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Carefully remove the motor and fan from the base of the blender.
  • Carefully remove the motor and fan from the base of the blender.

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Now, gently pull the white wire that is connected to the base and the motor. Be careful, as there is a spring behind the contact points, that might try to shoot out and hurt you. Be careful, as there is a spring behind the contact points, that might try to shoot out and hurt you.
  • Now, gently pull the white wire that is connected to the base and the motor.

  • Be careful, as there is a spring behind the contact points, that might try to shoot out and hurt you.

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Now, turn the motor over, and remove the black wire from the motor. Again, be warned as the is another spring that wants to shoot out and hurt you here as well. Again, be warned as the is another spring that wants to shoot out and hurt you here as well.
  • Now, turn the motor over, and remove the black wire from the motor.

  • Again, be warned as the is another spring that wants to shoot out and hurt you here as well.

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Now de-solder the yellow wire from circuit board. De-solder the wire following these instructions. Be careful, as there is another, black wire, nearby that you do not want to de-solder.
  • Now de-solder the yellow wire from circuit board. De-solder the wire following these instructions.

  • Be careful, as there is another, black wire, nearby that you do not want to de-solder.

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Locate the four 11mm screws in the circuit board. Unscrew the four screws using the Phillips #1 screwdriver. Unscrew the four screws using the Phillips #1 screwdriver.
  • Locate the four 11mm screws in the circuit board.

  • Unscrew the four screws using the Phillips #1 screwdriver.

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Desolder the circuit board from the base at the indicated point, following the directions by clicking here. Now separate the circuit board from the base.
  • Desolder the circuit board from the base at the indicated point, following the directions by clicking here.

  • Now separate the circuit board from the base.

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You will see that the circuit board is still attached by a red wire and a black wire. Flip the circuit board back over and desolder at the indicated points following the directions given here. Flip the circuit board back over and desolder at the indicated points following the directions given here.
  • You will see that the circuit board is still attached by a red wire and a black wire.

  • Flip the circuit board back over and desolder at the indicated points following the directions given here.

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You do not have to completely remove the circuit board to replace the power cord.  You can, if desired, skip the steps of de-soldering the yellow wire, and the circuit board from the base.
  • You do not have to completely remove the circuit board to replace the power cord. You can, if desired, skip the steps of de-soldering the yellow wire, and the circuit board from the base.

  • De-solder the black wire from the circuit board, and then carefully remove the black wire.

  • Now you can solder on the new power cord.

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Conclusion

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

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