So I recently bought a second-hand Jack LaLanne Power Juicer on eBay, in an effort to get more fruit and veg into my diet. It is an incredible machine, very quiet and can juice pretty much anything. So, as you might imagine, I was juicing everything I could get my hands on.
Until recently, when it mysteriously stopped working after being washed by my partner. The damn thing simply stopped turning on, as if the motor was busted. I tried changing the fuse, refitting all the units, cheating the safety switch, you name it. You have never experienced withdrawal symptoms like going cold turkey on fresh juice.
Turns out that if you remove the pulp cup incorrectly, a bit of plastic breaks off that triggers a VERY hard-to-see safety switch! I fixed it with a toothpick temporarily, and then promptly juiced every fruit I could find in the house and guzzled it.
Just wait ’til I hit the fruit market tomorrow.