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I can't get the food bowl off the processing unit. i have removed the cover as the manual says. I have left the blade in as the manual says. The picture looks as thought you should just lift it straight up, but the bowl will not budge . it won;t turn either at least without force and I don't want to break it.

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On page 8 of the manual that I will give you the link to: leave the cover in place on the container. Use the cover to help remove the container. Rotate the cover clockwise 180 degrees until the two tabs on the cover meet the two container tabs. Continue to turn the cover, but do not press down as you turn, using your thumb against the tabs until the container is released. Empty the remaining food from the container.
http://kitchen.manualsonline.com/mdownloads/c44fa16e-225f-49e2-84e5-348ee18b9c1b.pdf

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