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Device Won't Start ¶ 

The device will not turn on no matter what you do.

ON/OFF Switch Isn't Working ¶ 

When the ON/OFF switch is flicked on, the power won't start.

This is most likely due to a faulty conducting connection between the metal on the switch and its contact surface. Repair the switch using this guide.

Frayed/Disconnected Power Cord ¶ 

The power cord appears torn or frayed and device will not turn on.

The power cord could be torn or disconnected internally from the device. If you see any tears or fraying of the power cord, you may need to replace it.

Motor Stopped Working ¶ 

When flipping the switch ON, the motor won't turnover like it should.

It may create a sound as if it were trying to turn over and work, but fails to do so. The most common problem is the motor going bad and needing to be replaced. The motor is a component that can't be replaced and a new food processor will have to be bought to have a working motor.

Motor Start Canister is Becoming Faulty ¶ 

The motor start canister inside the device may start becoming faulty over a long period of time and usage.

Inside the device there is a motor start canister with two wires soldered to the top of it. If the motor canister has become faulty, it may be necessary to remove this piece and replace it with a new one.

Device Not Functioning Properly ¶ 

The device is not performing as well as it usually does.

Processor Components Appear Cracked or Won't Lock Properly ¶ 

When trying to fasten down the plastic components, the pieces won't lock into place. A crack may be visible on the surface of a component.

The problem can be fixed using epoxy glue that is FDA approved.

Internal Wiring May Have Gone Bad ¶ 

The internal wiring connections could have gone bad and need replacing.

To fix this, it will be necessary to open the device up and either fix the solder-to-wire connections or completely replace the wire.

3 Comments

On and Off Switch Isn't Working.......says follow this guide- but there is no guide.

Judy Buck - Reply

i have the same problem

juli roes -

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