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Blender Coupler

Blender couplers connect the base of the blender to the jar.

There are several different types used, depending upon the model blender.

Some models have a black "crown-shaped" piece that sits on the base of the blender.  

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  • Pushing down on the lid of the blender, or removing the jar from the base while it is still spinning can cause the "teeth" to come off. 
  • If you blend chunky items like frozen fruits or vegetables immediately at high speeds, it can also cause wear on the coupler.  
    • It is important to use the "pulse" button, if your model has one, to break up chunky items first, before progressing to the higher speeds.
      •  This results in a much smoother "smoothie" in less time, because it allows the items to fall down to the blender blade to be impacted.
    • Using a high speed initially causes the chunky items to float around in the middle of the jar and it takes longer to achieve a smooth consistency.

If your coupler has failed,  a KitchenAid®  Authorized Service facility can repair the blender, or sell the part.

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