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How do you change a fuse?? I've just killed the one in my blender . . .

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lucysmam Thu 28-Aug-08 19:23:32

whizzing up butter & garlic to make garlic butter!!! oops! shock

I have no idea what to do now & my oh is out til late on playing footy

BecauseImWorthIt Thu 28-Aug-08 19:27:20

You mean the one in the plug? It's easy (as long as you have a replacement fuse to hand. You will need a 3, a 5 or a 13 amp fuse.

Unscrew the plug and take apart the casing.

I don't think you will have to remove any of the wires, but if you do, just make sure you remember which colour went where, so you put them back in the right place.

Then you just flick out the old fuse and replace it with the new one. Put everything back and screw the plug back together.

But more to the point - what were you doing using a blender to make garlic butter?! All you need to do is mash the garlic into soft butter! A fork is all it will take. (And much less washing up as well!)

southeastastra Thu 28-Aug-08 19:27:27

open the plug, change fuse, check that the wires aren't touching, that'd make it bang

lucysmam Thu 28-Aug-08 19:27:32

anyone? please??

lucysmam Thu 28-Aug-08 19:28:54

oh, x-post. thank-you. am taking laptop back to kitchen to read instructions

BecauseImWorthIt, in hindsight yeah it would have been. I just thought the blender would do the garlic chopping and mixing it together for me at the same time

WideWebWitch Thu 28-Aug-08 19:29:04

OK,
You need to get a new fuse
Get a screwdriver to take the back of the plug off
when you take it off LOOK at where each colour wire goes. I haven;'t changed one for years but it used to be blue for left and brown for right (there's a L in blue and an R in Brown is how I used to remember)
unscrew the wires
put new fuse in
put wires back
put back on
that's it

lucysmam Thu 28-Aug-08 19:30:28

on second thought, I'll leave it for oh, fish the half chopped garlic out, chop and mix. much easier than me even thinking about messing around with the blender and going pop!

WideWebWitch Thu 28-Aug-08 19:30:59

here it's not hard, really!

lucysmam Thu 28-Aug-08 19:32:08

thanks Wicked, I'm going to save that to my favourites! Bit useless at anything like this, 1st time oh hasn't been here when I've done it! ever!

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