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Cuisinat DLC 8 Plus Bowl won't unlock

I just bought a pre-owned Cuisinart DLC 8 Plus food processor. I assembled the whole thing with the slicing blade and it works great. The only thing is I can't get bowl to unlock. Is there a trick to this? I don't want to force it because I'm afraid of breaking something.

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You have to remove the pusher first by twisting it off. Then press the sides of the pusher sleeve inward and slide the sleeve up and out of place. Then twist off the lid - all twisting on these food processors works either clockwise or counterlcokwise - not both. Then twist the work bowl to the left (clockwise). Voila!

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