Moisture leads to rust. For safety reasons, your Cuisinart Food Processor won’t turn on if your guard is not on the machine. Get it as soon as Wed, Oct 21. 3. Refer to the Cuisinart DFP-14BCN Safety Switch Replacement guide for instructions. This isn’t a difficult fix at all though, I would say it’s about a 4. Removing and replacing this component requires soldering. After 30 minutes, remove the bowl and cover from the soaking solution and rinse them under running warm water. Check to make sure that all components of your device are properly aligned. One thing I would have like to see is what each of those wires do, because knowing that would ensure I don’t attach the wrong wire to the wrong part of the switch; or, like what I did, is drop the safety switch, and have all the little pieces come out of the plastic container. Place the base on top of the food processor's bowl to keep the base from wobbling while you work on it. 2 Speed DLC-1 White, 10 product ratings - Cuisinart Little Pro Plus Food Processor with accessories- Tested and working, 10 product ratings - Cuisinart FP-14DC Food Processor, Elite Die-Cast 14 Cup, New in Box, 166 product ratings - Cuisinart DLC-2 Mini Prep Plus Food Processor (Brushed Chrome), 40 product ratings - Cuisinart Pro Classic Food Processor DLC-10S Fully Tested Excellent Condition, 25 product ratings - Cuisinart Prep 7 DLC-2007N 7 Cup Food Processor w/ Wide Mouth Work Bowl & Blades, 64 product ratings - Cuisinart Elemental 13-Cup Food Processor w/ Spiralizer Stainless Steel FREESHIP, 28 product ratings - Cuisinart DLC-4CHB Mini-Prep Plus 4-Cup Food Processor Brushed Stainless, 36 product ratings - Cuisinart BDH-2 Blade and Disc Holder 2 blades and 2 discs included, 2 product ratings - Food Processor And Dicing Kit Cuisinart FP-13DGM Elemental 13 Cup Gunmetal, 15 product ratings - Cuisinart Food Processor Work Bowl for Tritan DLC-7 & DFP-14, DLC-005AGTXT1, 5 product ratings - Cuisinart Elite 7-Cup Food Processor White MFP-108 NEW, 43 product ratings - Cuisinart 9-Cup Food Processor Brushed Stainless Finish With Accessories. Reply. Remove the safety switch once all of the wires are desoldered. AJ Woods - I am very glad to be able to help you. Do not remove the metal blade first. First, you will need to take the food processor apart. Terms — There could be bits of food that can hide in the top, the pusher, under the blade or even under the bottom of the bowl if you’ve acquired a leak. By subscribing, you acknowledge that you have read and agreed to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. There may be a clicking sound from the safety feature being disengaged in this step. It can be a super bummer if your Cuisinart Food Processor won’t turn on. 0. Pull up on the safety switch with your hands to lift it out of the casing. If you believe that overheating may be the cause of your Cuisinart Food Processor not turning on, then go ahead and wait at least an hour before trying to start it up again. The cover locks the same way as the bowl. Discontinued 7 Cup Food Processor (DLC-5), Discontinued Elite Collection™ 12 Cup Food Processor (FP-12DC), Discontinued Elite Collection™ 14 Cup Food Processor (FP-14DC), Discontinued Handy Prep™ 3 Cup Food Processor (DFP-3), Discontinued Plus™ 20 Cup Food Processor (DLC-XP), Discontinued Plus™ 20 Cup Food Processor (DLC-XPBCN), Discontinued Prep 11 Plus™ 11 Cup Food Processor (DLC-2011CHB), Discontinued PrepExpress™ Handheld Food Processor (HFP-300), PrepExpress™ Slicer, Shredder and Spiralizer, Discontinued 7 Cup Food Processor (MFP-107BC), Discontinued Deluxe 11™ 11 Cup Food Processor (DFP-11), Discontinued Limited Edition Metal™ 14 Cup Food Processor (MP-14N), Discontinued Limited Edition Metal™ 14 Cup Food Processor (MP-14), Discontinued Little Pro Plus™ Compact 3 Cup Food Processor/Juicer (LPP), Discontinued Mini-Mate Plus® 9 Ounce Chopper/Grinder (MM-2M), Discontinued Mini-Prep® Plus Processor (DLC-2BK), Discontinued Original 7 Cup Food Processor (DFP-7BC), Discontinued Pro Classic™ 7 Cup Food Processor (DLC-10SY), Elite Collection® 2.0 14 Cup Food Processor, Elemental 13 Cup Food Processor with Dicing. Device is properly plugged in, but blades won’t spin when on or pulse button is pressed. To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order. %%EOF If your device has recently overheated from excessive use, the device won’t turn on for 5 minutes to 1 hour afterwards. Hence, patience will be vital in this situation. Even if your Cuisinart Food Processor won’t turn on, it’s probably NOT broken.