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Chef's Choice M115 Troubleshooting
Diamond Hone Knife Sharpener 115 manufactured by Chef's Choice.
Check to make sure unit is plugged in and cord shows no obvious signs of damage. If power cord is visibly damaged, follow this guide to replace it.
Does switch feel crisp and snappy? If switch feels loose, check out this guide for replacing the switch.
If all else fails, the motor may be bad. The entire rotating assembly will need to be replaced. Follow the guide for replacing the motor assembly.
The manual for the device has specific use instructions. Failure to follow these instructions may yield poor results.
Carefully look at the discs from the front of the device with it powered on. Are the discs spinning? If not, the linkage between motor and discs may be loose. Consider replacing linkage pins.
With continuous or heavy use, the grinding discs may become dull. Refer to the guide for replacing grinding discs.
Follow guide for case replacement to remove outer cover, and inspect if fan is connected securely to motor shaft and does not contact plastic case. If the fan is broken, the entire motor assembly will need to be replaced. Follow this guide for replacing the motor assembly.
If the device is performing badly, gets very hot, or makes bad sounds, the motor assembly may need replacing. Follow this guide for replacing the motor assembly.
Disassemble the device in our guide, case component replacement, and visually inspect components that have been damaged inside.