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Rival Mini Chopper MC-67BL Turning Gears Replacement

Remove the turning gears of the Rival Mini Chopper.

  • Author: Roxanne
  • Time estimate: 10 minutes
  • Difficulty: Moderate

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.

Step 1 Turning Gears  ¶ 

Twist the plastic lid counterclockwise to unlock it. Lift the lid to remove it from the container.

Step 1 Turning Gears  ¶ 

  • Twist the plastic lid counterclockwise to unlock it.

  • Lift the lid to remove it from the container.

Step 2  ¶ 

Carefully remove the blade from the container.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • 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.

Step 3  ¶ 

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

Step 3  ¶ 

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

Step 4  ¶ 

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

Step 4  ¶ 

  • 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.

Step 5  ¶ 

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.

Step 5  ¶ 

  • 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.

Step 6  ¶ 

Firmly lift the bottom cover off of the base.

Step 6  ¶ 

  • Firmly lift the bottom cover off of the base.

Step 7  ¶ 

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

Step 7  ¶ 

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

Step 8  ¶ 

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.

Step 8  ¶ 

  • 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.