Top four problems you can fix on your own – Vita-Mix BARBOSS MP User Manual
• increased vibration
• leaking from bottom of container
• increased container noise
Check blade assembly for loose, damaged
or nicked components and replace.
Tighten retainer nut with screwdriver
moving clockwise until it is snug. See p. 8.
• loud noise from blade area
• blades don’t spin
Drive socket may be broken. Check for a
fine crack down the center or worn teeth-
replace with a new drive socket. (Item #891).
Instructions are included with part.
• Machine will not run when START
TIMER switch is activated.
Check ON/OFF switch to make sure the
switch is in the ON position. Note: START
TIMER switch is lit when power is on.
• Machine will not run.
Double-check to make sure power cord is
firmly in power outlet.
Check to make sure switches are clean
and moving freely.
The thermal protector may have turned
the machine OFF. Turn power OFF for up
to 30 minutes to reset. Note: Cooling may
be quickened by placing the motor base in
a refrigerator or cool spot. (Unplug first).
To speed up the cooling process, try circu-
lating the air with a fan or vacuum at the
bottom of the motor base.
Top four problems you can fix on your own
Timer stops working if machine is overloaded on low speed. Reset by turning power
OFF for 15 seconds. Do not turn power OFF midway through a blending cycle.
To interrupt cycle, press START/STOP TIMER switch one time. See page 4.
If you cannot fix your machine with these suggestions, technical help is available by
calling 800-4DRINK4 (800-437-4654). If outside the United States and Canada,
contact your local Vita-Mix distributor or phone the Vita-Mix International Division at
+1 (440) 782-2450 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for a distributor in your country.