Question about Braun MR 550 M MultiQuick Handheld Blender
When i turn it on, the motor purrs but the blade doesn't spin. what should i do?
this is getting more and more common there is a part between the motor and the drive gear that snaps for no reason . its job is to snap if the blades jam as a "fuse" to save your house from a overheating ,jammed motor . the problem is there are no parts to buy to fix this . if its new take it back to where you bought it . otherwise shipping it 2 ways for repair to the factory is sometimes as much or more as a new blender ........ i would recomend you do one of two things : go to a goodwill or other type shop and get a nice vintage blender , it will last forever ! or move up to a vita mix . its costly but it will realy last you ... this new made in china junk is just bad news even when it has the kitchen aid name on it . its still the same junk ..... good luck........ Please if this answer helped , please rate this 3 or 4 stars . and keep me in the paid answer department . A 1 or 2 may knock me down into the unpaid ranks. Thanks Cactus Bob .
Posted on Mar 24, 2009
SOURCE: Blades won't turn
If the problem is that the blades are jammed and you can't turn them manually, you can let it sit ( and dry out ) for a few days, or you can try adding some oil. I had the same problem and this worked. My problem now is that the blades don't reach to where the motor is turning, so even if they're not jammed the don't turn. If anyone knows and answer to this I'd appreciate it.
Posted on Feb 12, 2008
SOURCE: Braun Blender MR500HC
My Braun MR550 M CA blender with a metal shaft quit working (bearing in shaft wore out). Most of the part sites including Braun said the replacement part was no longer available. I found a replacement that has a plastic shaft and still fits the motor unit. It is part number M 4187-624 from theEssentials.com and only cost $8.00! Far cheaper than a new unit.
Posted on Jul 05, 2009
SOURCE: Blade won't spin
Check the blade with it off the base and make sure that it spins freely. Check the spindle on the base and see if it feels hard to turn. If the spindle turns too easy , then the connection inside the base is broken and needs replacing.
Posted on May 04, 2010
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