Question about Vitamix Blenders
Check the black driving clutch on the top of the motor that engages with the other clutch half on the base of the blender jug. The fault should be there, normally it will be the motor part.
Posted on Feb 03, 2019
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: KITCHENAIDE BLENDER
sounds like you engage gogs under you canister are slipping or wore out lift up your canister to check them. not sure if your particular model has set screws in them or not look and see might be it hope this helps
Posted on Sep 01, 2008
SOURCE: blender turns off
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Anytime you smell something burning while using an appliance that isn't suppose to heat food, something is wrong. You shouldn't smell any foul odors emanating from a blender. The fact that it shuts off while pureeing something as simple as oatmeal indicates that particular blender is defective.
If you contact the manufacture they will be able to inform you as to your warranty eligibility.
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Posted on Jun 18, 2009
To take the blades off, grab the blades with a rag so you don't cut yourself, then grab the other end with a rag and turn CLOCKWISE - it's reverse threaded, so lefty loosey doesn't work here, it's lefty tighty, so turn to the right. Figured it out after an hour of mental anguish
Posted on Jan 15, 2010
make sure blade is pressed tightly onto shaft... should click into indent. if not then you need a new blade piece.- stripped
Posted on Aug 18, 2012
This is not really the solution it is just a better description of the problem that I am also having. This is a great blender however the part where the cup blades conect to the motor is made of plastic.
So what has happened here is that the motor is fine, the cup is fine only the plastic part that makes the motor turn the blades has worn down therefore rendering the blender useless. I would like to know where I could get this small part to change on my blender!!!
Posted on Aug 19, 2012
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