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It won't turn on

There is something wrong with the power unit; rotor will not turn on

Can I take it somewhere to fix

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I have & use quite a lot,,the 3 cup food processer by Cuisinart Infact I have two of them,,as I do "a lot of processing" with them..& can't be without one..I have taken the oldest one apart twice before & had to oil the spindle..as it sorta froze up.& it worked fine until just a few days ago,,when It wouldn't come on..
Everything was in order & aligned up..but wouldn't come on..I removed the bowl & pressed down on the hole where the switch is ,that makes it come on,,with the bowl in place ,,but it still wouldn't come on..( ?? ) I checked out the wiring & electronics,in the motor area,,with my volt meter.& I think its the power swithch that makes it come on,with the bowl in place..
HELP !!Thanks,,Dave Melcher of Springhill fl.

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It may simply be that the bowl and cover are not completely in position. The bowl must be locked in place with the handle straight to the front, only then can the lid be locked into place. Then the pusher must be be in--it has a part that interlocks with the lid and prevent the motor from starting until it is in position. Hope this helps!

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