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The lid will not lock and stay on during churning

After two successes with this machine, I soon found that the lid will not lock into place on the ice cream maker. I now must resort to taping the lid onto the machine to keep the stirring instruments in. I don?t know what to do. Also, because I have to tape the lid, the blades are not rotating properly but the ice cream is still good. I just would like to fix this problem without tape help. Any help would be lovely!

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Re: The lid will not lock and stay on during churning

Here is a link to the manual if you need it; It sounds like somehow the little locking lugs on either the lid or the bit it locks to have broken off. if it is the lid, then you should be able to get a new one from cuisinart - check the manual for details, otherwise you probably have to either try and rebuild them by carving another piece of plastic the same and glueing it on. a new body piece may be available, check with cuisinart, but my guess is that you are stuck with tape - or my idea would be a large rubber/elastic band, so you can re-use it. Hope this helps :)

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