20 Most Recent Vitamix "1230 Vita-Mix - VM0100A Drink Machine, 64 oz. 2 liter polycarbonate containe" - Page 3 Questions & Answers


If the motor runs in reverse to an Oster which uses counter clockwise thread then it follows that your thread should not be counter clockwise. If it comes loose when you turn it on surely the thread on the coupling must be faulty because according to your description the action of turning it on can only be to tighten the coupling. Most couplings with a thread that I have seen are counter clockwise so you will probably struggle to find another brand coupling to match.

Vitamix Blenders | Answered on Mar 12, 2015


I think it's the little washer in the blade assmbly since mine was worn to a sliver when it started doing what yours did. I replaced it with a similar washer and it worked for a week and then started spitting out metallic dust until it stopped working again. Could be the bearing seized. I would say yes a new blade assembly but I hadn't found one- since I have a 3600 which is very old-when my husband bought a used replacement container with a working blade assembly on ebay. $37 bucks, problem solved.

Vitamix Blenders | Answered on Oct 27, 2014


Track continuity inside with a multi meter. Pay attention to continuity of switches, they are a bit unreliable design.

Vitamix Blenders | Answered on Sep 07, 2014


Probably the bearings in the blade assembly are wrecked, replace the blade assembly with a new genuine part. Someone here has fitted aftermarket bearings but I do not know how much gear they required to do the job. Search onsite for solutions may reveal more

Vitamix Blenders | Answered on Jul 19, 2014


Sounds like it may need a new blade/bearing assembly or coupling or both.

Vitamix Blenders | Answered on Mar 22, 2014


Maybe you'd find your answer a little quicker if you posted your question somewhere besides the refrigerator forum.

Vitamix Blenders | Answered on Mar 07, 2014


My bmw e46 320d have a thick white smoke smell like diesel when I start it. when reffing there is much more smoke. Model 2001/2002. What can the problem be

Vitamix Blenders | Answered on Jan 09, 2014


If they do have a reset button it is normally underneath.

Vitamix Blenders | Answered on Dec 31, 2013


Either a transformer from 230v down to your 110v which will be roughly as big as your blender or a new motor and new pcb assy.

Vitamix Blenders | Answered on Dec 31, 2013


Remove beaker, remove big black rubber part from top of motor housing. At the back just below the gear you will see a small dob of white silicone, dig it out. That will reveal a gap to allow you to put an allen key in there. Inspect the top flange of the "gear" carefully, there is a nearly invisible arrow or marking in one place. Line that up with the gap at the back, that is where the allen screw is.Undo it and lift the gear off. Read the instructions that come with the new gear.

Vitamix Blenders | Answered on Dec 05, 2013


It sounds like the motor is overheating, how long will it run with no beaker on it? If still 45 seconds I'd say new motor time. If it runs for 5 or 10 minutes then I would say replace the blade and bearing assembly in the beaker.

Vitamix Blenders | Answered on Dec 05, 2013


On the Vitamix blender models we have here in NZ it is not possible to repack the bearings, you just purchase a new blade assembly complete with bearings and the driving clutch.

Vitamix Blenders | Answered on Dec 05, 2013


use a converter plug or a step down traansformer

Vitamix Blenders | Answered on Nov 03, 2013

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