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Kettle Keeps jolting out of place

When the kettle is popping popcorn, the metal rod with gear on the end pops out of place. Therefore, the kettle stops spinning and the popcorn burns. help!

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  • Rando991 Feb 21, 2008

    Same problem here too. I've found that the real problem is oil gets inside the enclosed area where the rod attaches to the kettle. It solidifies as it gets cold. You have to remove the kettle top (3 screws on top and 2 screws in the handle) then use a METRIC allen wrench to loosen the top collar on the rod, slide the rod down and clean the shaft with GOO OFF or other degreaser until it feels smooth and not sticky to the touch. Then put it back together.

  • lwrossi Jun 28, 2008

    Similar problem. Before I even put corn in the kettle, I leave the kettle heater unplugged and just hit the gear button but the metal rod with gear on the kettle keeps popping out almost as if there should be something holding it tighter to the gear. When I place my hand against the rod putting pressure on the rod, the gears work and the thing spins in the kettle. If I'm not holding or putting pressure, the gear just clicks and pops out of the other gear. I've taken everything apart to the last screw, cleaned, scrubbed and oiled etc so there should be no clogging.

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    Need replacement kettle

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    how can i clean the kettle for my oster professional popcorn maker

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Popcorn popper is approximately three weeks old and now the popcorn clogs up in the hopper (cooker pot), the gear quits turning, and we have to pry the popcorn out. It worked perfectly when we first got it and now it is nothing but a pain to use. We tried several popcorns, cooking oils and amounts of oils, but the problem continues. I noticed the small spring located on the lower shaft doesn't cover the entire shaft. Is it supposed to be longer? Your prompt reply for a solution would be greatly appreciated or we will have to return the unit to our local retailer where we purchased it.

Posted on Jan 11, 2008

  • Kevin62002 Jul 30, 2011

    I disassembled the kettle, stretched the spring to put downward pressure on the stirrer, put it back together and it is like a new unit. Works perfectly. Just made two batches of popcorn and didn't have to un-jam the kettle either time. Great solution!

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Mine did that and I needed to tighten the allen screw that holds it in place

Posted on Oct 29, 2007

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Have a look here
http://www.amazon.com/Nostalgia-Electrics-CCP509-Full-Size-Popper/dp/B0000CFW9M
Perhaps your problem like this?
When the kettle is popping popcorn, the metal rod with gear on the end pops out of place. Therefore, the kettle stops spinning and the popcorn burns.
>The allen screw that holds it in place need to be tighten.

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1. Pour the properly measure amount of Oil into the kettle.
2. Wait about 45 seconds - or until the Oil in the kettle starts to smoke slightly.
3. Pour the contents of the properly measured corn cup (kernels plus popcorn salt or Flavacol) into the kettle.
4. Wait about 2 1/2 minutes. If you are using a pan on the stove without an agitator, you must constantly shake gently. When the crackling noise of the popping corn is no longer heard, dump the kettle and empty it completely.
5. Repeat if needed for more popcorn.
6. When you are finished popping, turn off the kettle agitator switch (if you have one) and turn off the Pilot light/ heat switch.
7. After the machine has cooled enough so as not to be dangerously hot, wipe the outside of the kettle with a soft damp cloth. This helps prevent a heavy build-up of the Oil.

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- If machine will be used more than 20ft. from power source, be sure to have an adequate extension cord

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