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Stirring rod stopped

Bought a new westbend stircrazy for Christmas 07, our third in 28 years....and 8 months later, the stirring rod stopped working....is this a big problem or can we fix it?

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  • mailaminute Aug 30, 2008

    I was wondering if the motors were available or if it'sjust best to start over. Thanks for the try

  • mailaminute Aug 30, 2008

    These weren't available locally at Christmas so I paid $45....sad huh? But probably you are right, just best to get a new one. In the meantime, microwave popcorn is standing in for the good stuff.

  • mailaminute Aug 31, 2008

    Using good popcorn and Corn oil is the secret for making the good stuff in a stir crazy, doesn't need anything but salt. My family was raised on vats of popcorn for every occasion.



    Orvilles light kettle is my favorite microwave flavor. Yum

  • Anonymous Feb 19, 2009

    Same problem with rod. Motor like froze. Maybe oil is conjealing down in the gears. New motor? Shame to toss the whole unit. Not that old, either or heavily used.

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Hey,

The stirring rod is operated by a motor on the bottom of the popcorn maker, if the rod is not moving, it means the motor is not moviing either. Most likely faulty motor, and it should be replaceable by opening the bottom of the maker. If the motor rotates but the rod doesn't move, something is cut in between the motor and the rod.

Thanks,
Ekse

Posted on Aug 30, 2008

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  • Ekse Aug 30, 2008

    Not sure, would need to know what it says on the motor to see if I can find a replacement. but here are some parts

    http://www.abtecparts.com/westbend_popco...

  • Ekse Aug 30, 2008

    The whole thing costs around 30$ - Not sure if its worth the new motor and takeing the maker apart to replace the motor.

  • Ekse Aug 31, 2008

    Hmm, How do you make your popcorn? If your popcorn is tasteing better than mine id sure like to know how you make it. :-)



    Thanks

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