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Brand NEw DLC-8 not working.

New out of the box Cuisinart DLC-8 not working. I've checked that everything is locked. I noticed if I hold the white rod down that is near the locking mechanism for the lis, it works. Should the lid slide over this rod and lock and it does not(or is unable because it is sticking up).

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Re: Brand NEw DLC-8 not working.

If a part of the work bowl is damaged, it will not properly trigger the motor. Replace the workbowl (original DLC-8 parts not available, but an expensive replacement workbowl is available).

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