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Black plastic "ring" that fits over the spindle on the motor base snapped

OK...admittedly, I was trying to puree some frozen strawberries with a little liquid. When I turned the blender on, the blade apparently met with too much resistance, thus causing the black plastic ring that is somehow threaded onto the motor base - and which helps transfers the spinning motion of the motor spindle to the blades - to snap in half. Is there a replacement part I can purchase, or am I basically out a blender? Thanks.

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Re: Black plastic "ring" that fits over the spindle on...

I just bought a replacement part on ebay. It cost about $11, which included shipping.

Posted on Feb 26, 2008

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