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After a hour and half we still do not have ice cream

Why ater 1 1/2 of churning our ice cream makerdoes not make ice creqm?

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  • Anonymous Jun 09, 2008

    Ice cream freezes only on surface of can. Upon inspection the dasher is frozen solid and turning with the can. The dasher seems to engage in hole in the motor housing OK so it will remain stationary, but must be turning with can and not swiping cream from sides. I can't make it slip by manually inspecting it. What gives?

  • adam26 Jul 08, 2008

    the ice cream is freezing on the outside of the can but the center is still liquid, I can stir up the ice cream and it will freeze, it is like the paddle is not turning, I have made sure all the parts are in there proper location

  • lonlon Jul 19, 2008

    The dasher is turning with the tub, and freezes to the side. What is the solution to keeping the dasher stationary ? We are currently on the 3rd (and final) Rival machine. I have checked to be sure the shaft is not turning with the tub when it is empty, but when we attempt to make the ice cream the dasher freezes to the side.

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Our 8550 did the same thing. It's the shaft that fits in the motor that's stripped and not holding the paddles still while the other part turnes. I'm sending ours back.

Posted on Sep 16, 2007

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You need to make sure you continually refresh the ice as it melts, you also need to make sure you put salt on the ice. The salt makes the ice colder so that the ice cream can freeze up better.

Posted on Jun 19, 2007

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