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I need to check the chopper blade assembly in my Kitchenaid KUDS01IJWHO but can not remove the protector/cover part PS392941

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Old 01-26-2008, 10:14 AM
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Default Chopper Assembly protector/cover stuck?
Model Number: KUDS01IJWHO   Brand: Kitchen Aid   Age: 1 - 5 years   

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I need to check the chopper blade assembly in my Kitchenaid KUDS01IJWHO but can not remove the protector/cover part PS392941. I've removed the torx screws and the top protector shield and can not get the protector covering the chopper assembly to budge. What am I doing wrong?
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Old 01-26-2008, 12:44 PM
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It's stuck on!!!
Sweet talk it a little and you may have to use a flat blade screwdriver to pry on it GENTLY to loosen it.
If the torx screws are out it should lt should lift off. Use a turkey baster to remove any existing water (makes it easier to see everything) and make sure your model doesn't have a plastic clip holding it on.
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Thanks for replying. It sure is stuck - I've been prying - and not too gently either. Still no luck. I tried the turkey baster, but it's like trying to bail out a boat with holes - more water keeps coming in. I removed the screw on the left side of the cover - are there other screws on the cover itself?
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I think there are two screws one is down behind the chopper cover under the water. That's why I suggested to get ALL the water out so you can see everything.
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Success at last - I used a hairdryer and once the part warmed up it popped off.
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If the chopper is clogged up, order a new chopper and check valve near the chopper and stuck in the pump base.
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