Has Your Vitamix Stopped Working? Here’s What to Do
Vitamix is a blender that a household kitchen must-have. It is reliable and durable. However, just like any appliance or kitchen tool, there comes a time when you would encounter problems like the appliance suddenly stopping. This situation could happen to your Vitamix too. We understand how frustrating this is which why in this article, we shall provide you useful information which you could use as a guide in fixing the mentioned issue.
Why Did My Vitamix Blender Stop Working?
There are several reasons as to why your Vitamix blender would stop working. However, the most common issue is due to the blender itself has not been properly locked into place and when it is not properly placed, the blades of the Vitamix will not rotate and will not function.
Another possible reason as to why your blender has stopped working could be due to the motor is overloaded which is due to too much product in the container or due to something blocking the blades which has then led to overheating which would then stop your blender to work.
Why Did My Vitamix Shut Off?
One possible reason for your Vitamix to shut off is due to your thermal protection being activated. This feature has been designed to protect your motor from overheating and it protects it by shutting your blender off.
If this happens, all you have to do is to wait for your blender’s motor to cool down. Another possibility as to why your Vitamix has shut off is due to overloading of ingredients. Hence, it is recommended for you to try to blend in smaller batches.
Why Does My Vitamix Not Running?
As mentioned earlier, there are several reasons as to why your Vitamix has stopped working. It could be overloaded which means that your blades cannot work. The blades could also not be inserted properly. The machine could also be clogged. Also, it could be that the problem is with the drive socket. We suggest that you wait about 30 seconds and plug it again. Try to dislodge food that might have been stuck.
How Do I Return A Vitamix for Repair?
If your Vitamix is no longer under warranty, you could still return it to them for repair. However, before you send your blender for repair, you will have to ensure that you have the information needed such as model number, serial number and purchase date. You will also have to give the reason for the return.
How Do I Check My Vitamix Warranty?
The warranty information could be found at the bottom of your product’s packaging. If you no longer have the packaging, do not worry as you could visit their website and enter the serial number of your blender and they will let you know the warranty of your blender.
Is There A Reset Button On Vitamix?
The only Vitamix blender that has a reset button is the Vitamix 5200 Blender 220/240V. The other models do not have a reset button.
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Place the blade assembly to the cup or pitcher Place it on the base and hold the blade assemble with one hand and give the jar on little twist.
How Do You Reset A Vitamix?
Only Vitamix 5200 has a reset button at the bottom of the base.
Vitamix Blender Error Codes
What Does E17 Mean on My Vitamix?
This error means that the container is not properly placed and locked which would lead for the blades to stop spinning.
What Does E31 Mean on Vitamix?
E31 means that the motor of your blender is overheating. If this appears stop your machine let it cool down and contact your Vitamix customer service.
What Does E3 2.2 Means On Vitamix?
This error means that there is a problem with the cooling fan. If this error occurs the machine will shit down. Try to restart your machine but if the error appears again, you might need to replace the fan.
What Does E18 Mean On Vitamix?
This error means that the pitcher has been removed from the blender while it is in use. If this happens, shut it down and wait for it to cool down. It could also mean that the pitcher is not properly attached to the blender base.
What Does E01 Mean On Vitamix?
This means that the machine overheated. This will automatically shut down your machine. Let it cool and plug it back again. When the error reappears, you will have to bring it to the service center.
What Do I Do If My Vitamix Overheats?
Ensure that the container is properly locked into place on the base. It the container is properly placed and locked, check if there is any obstruction and if there is, take out the obstruction.