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Best Buy sells these for about $30. Other sellers do so for about $55. If it is under warranty, I suppose you could make use of that. Otherwise, I cannot imagine any fix for this that would cost $30. But you can check the warranty below and even call the 800 number and inquire.

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Hamilton Beach... | Answered on Jan 14, 2016

The Use and Care Manual for your Hamilton Beach 68551E Half Pint Soft Serve Ice Cream Maker can be found online here:


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Hamilton Beach... | Answered on Sep 01, 2011

Hello, W/D here. I think I found you something even better. HB has on-line recipes for ice cream, and it appears that their list will fill more than a small booklet, so you'll get "bonus" recipes here!. Here's the link......enjoy!


Hamilton Beach... | Answered on Mar 03, 2011


You can download a new manual (free!) in PDF format by clicking on the link below:


The manual will open in a new window. You can then print it and/or save it to your PC, by clicking on 'File' in the top left corner of your browser window, then choose 'Print' or 'Save As...'. If you are unable to open the file, you will need to download and install Adobe Reader:


If you have any difficulty downloading the manual or need further assistance, please let me know.


Hamilton Beach... | Answered on Jan 16, 2011

Here is a tip that will give you the information you are looking for...

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Hamilton Beach... | Answered on Jul 19, 2010

Aqui: http://www.retrevo.com/support/Hamilton-Beach-68220-manual/id/19493dj186/t/2/

Hamilton Beach... | Answered on May 13, 2010

Could have got salt and water in the top of the motor which siezed the motor shaft. If it humms try taking it apart and spray some WD40 on the motor shaft and other shafts
Make sure it is unpluged first!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hamilton Beach... | Answered on Aug 09, 2009

Here is a link to the manual. You will find the recipes starting on page 8.


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Hamilton Beach... | Answered on Jun 29, 2009

here it is:
u may have to make a free and quick acct if it asks
hope it helps!

Hamilton Beach... | Answered on Nov 23, 2008

Here's the link; http://www.hamiltonbeach.com/cgi-bin/main/co_disp/displ/pgname/replacements/strfnbr/20 Hope this helps :)

Hamilton Beach... | Answered on Sep 10, 2008

My friend bought this item last week at Target for the $99 sale price. The reviews were all horrible about the red light (add water) indicator going on after the first or several first ice cube runs and never going out. About 40 out of 60 reviewers had this problem. We experienced it right after the first run when the ice cube full light went on. We emptied it and the add water red light was on. I looked all over the web for a solution and only found one that suggested tilting the unit backwards for 45 degrees and that would magically reset the light. It did not after several angles, light taps and basic shaking. Since there was no alternative and everyone who returned it also got the exact same problem with the new replaced model - we decided to open it up and investigate.
The electronics diagram is on the back of the machine and tell you where the water indicator is. We took it out (an inch long black tube along the water pump and backflow valve) and dried it completely. The cycle still had the red light. We submerged it completely in water and the red light still went on saying that the unit needs water. We determined that this is the bad part and the water indicator is faulty. We cut it out and joined the two wires. IT ALL WORKS NOW FLAWLESSLY. You only have to shut the unit off when you leave since it will ocntinue to run if out of water. If you're looking for a quick mechanical fix and have a unit that works when you need it and you are around - this isthe fix.

Ice Cream Makers | Answered on Jan 25, 2020

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