Introduction

This guide will help you remove the turning gears of the Rival Mini Blender. Removing the gears will allow you to access the interior components of the device.

Image 1/2: Lift the lid to remove it from the container. Image 2/2: Lift the lid to remove it from the container.
  • Twist the plastic lid counterclockwise to unlock it.

  • Lift the lid to remove it from the container.

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Image 1/1: For reassembly, the teeth on the metal shaft line up with slots on the inside of the plastic hole.
  • 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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Image 1/1: The two feet furthest from the button tower contain screws. The other two feet do not.
  • 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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Image 1/2: Use the same screwdriver to unscrew the 15.88-mm screw from the back of the chopper. Image 2/2: Use the same screwdriver to unscrew the 15.88-mm screw from the back of the chopper.
  • 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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Image 1/3: Grab the gear with your other hand and turn '''''CLOCKWISE.''''' Unlike most screws, the gear is reverse-threaded to allow the blade to spin. Image 2/3: Continue turning the gear until completely removed from the blade-shaft. Image 3/3: Continue turning the gear until completely removed from the blade-shaft.
  • 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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Conclusion

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

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