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Cuisinart overheated while trying to make almond butter
If someone can make mayonaise and know how they can make plaster the way to start the proces , then they know nothing about to make beem breezes or almond butter the engine of this kind of tools are not made for the heavy work a a little but good suggestion is like a Hobart dough mixer thats not a food processor like that DLC-5 because is made for shakes and normal fruits and vegetables or some kind of meat no problem But not for heavy emulsification operations if start to make butter from cream then you must beware of the slowly power increase comming force you can hear the difference in sound , the same problem if you have a Kitchen cutter do not cut out full fat young cheese on it at most only for a short time , because the armature and field magnet of the motor become much too hot when cream changed into butter then stop the machine quickly and when there are heavy nuts almonds are coming too its much too much force for it the commercial group Home appliances a little suggestion is cut only the nuts in the dlc-5 and doing make butter and more heavyer jobs with this kind of tools Hobart A200 20 QT 20qt Mixer Bowl 200 20 Mixing Pizza Bakery Dough
Is it possible to repair the "on" button; it no longer stays down without being held.
Most likely a replacement switch is required. MFG may provide the proper switch with instructions on how to replace. If not
there are several online appliance parts stores. Most likely have the part and instructions and may help if you run into problems.
Depending on the age of the machine, I would think the MFG customer service would be interested in how their devices are holding up and will provide the switch, or suggest a source.
Is the Cuisinart DLC 7 Super Pro Manual available to download?
Manuals can be found here:
Food Processors Product Manuals Cuisinart com
You'll have to look around at the options and pick one that looks like the one you have.
If you have an older one, the handle for the bowl generally goes in front, and check the base to see if the button that gets pushed down when the top is in locked position is in the front or the back... and try to match that. The DLC-10s has it in the front (7 cup machine), but many of the larger machines have it in the back. The feed tube matches up with the button when you put the lid on. If you put the lid on with the feed tube 180 degrees off, you can break the lid/bowl getting them apart again.
Getting this right is the most important thing... otherwise they just kind of work. The link for the 7-cup Pro Classic Food Processor (DLC-10s)
has really good technique information with color photos. It's worth grabbing regardless of the machine you have.
Other manuals have other recipes... so you might want to download more than one manual.
Looking for the manual for a Cuisinart model
This is a great source for owner manuals. It's free and if you can't find it on this website, then go directly to Cuisinart website. Most companies have downloadable manuals for their products. Good luck!
Plastic housing cracked Cuisinart DFP-11 Deluxe food processor
The Motor Shaft Cover parts are not shown on the Cuisinart website under parts, but they are available if you call Customer Service. These parts are quite inexpensive (often $3 + s&h). Have your model number ready, and they can get the right one out to you.
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