This guide will help you remove the power button.

Twist the plastic lid counterclockwise to unlock it.
  • Twist the plastic lid counterclockwise to unlock it.

  • Lift the lid to remove it from the container.

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Carefully remove the blade from the container.
  • Carefully remove the blade from the container.

  • For reassembly, the teeth on the metal shaft line up with slots on the inside of the plastic hole.

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  • With your hand, twist the container counter-clockwise until it unlocks from the base. Remove the container by lifting it straight up.

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  • Use your fingers to pry out the two rubber feet from the bottom cover of the base.

  • The two feet furthest from the button tower contain screws. The other two feet do not.

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  • Use the Phillips #2 screwdriver to unscrew the two 12.7-mm screws underneath the rubber feet.

  • Use the same screwdriver to unscrew the 15.88-mm screw from the back of the chopper.

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  • Firmly lift the bottom cover off of the base.

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  • Remove the smaller white gear by lifting it up with your hand.

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  • Use a pair of pliers or any other clamping tool to securely hold the blade-shaft that sits above the base.

  • Grab the gear with your other hand and turn CLOCKWISE. Unlike most screws, the gear is reverse-threaded to allow the blade to spin.

  • Continue turning the gear until completely removed from the blade-shaft.

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  • Use your hand to firmly pull the blade-shaft from the base.

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  • Using Phillips #2 screwdriver, unscrew two 12.7-mm screws in the middle of the base.

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  • Unwind power cord from the base pegs.

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  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry open the base from the main body.

  • These two plastic prongs are pressed fit into the base. It may take some effort to pry the base completely off.

  • Once freed, lift the base panel from the main body and set it aside.

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  • Use a Phillips #2 screwdriver to remove the three 9.53-mm screws from inside the main body.

  • Next, turn the device upright and lift the upper casing from around the button gently.

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  • Remove the button by simply pulling it up.

  • Don't lose the spring under the button! Without it, the blender will not function.

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

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