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Safety Guidelines - KitchenAid 5KSB555AAC Service Manual

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Your safety and the safety of others are very important.
We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read
and obey all safety messages.
This is the safety alert symbol.
This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word "DANGER" or
"WARNING." These words mean:
All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of
injury, and tell you what can happen if the instructions are not followed.
Electrical Shock Hazard
Disconnect power before servicing.
Replace all parts and panels before operating.
Failure to do so can result in death or electrical
This service manual is written for the professional service technician who is familiar with the KitchenAid blender.
The following guidelines should be adhered to when servicing this product.
Service Environment
The workplace will be dry and sanitary at all times and all units should be inspected for cleanliness
before any work is started.
Visually inspect the unit requiring service in a well-illuminated area.
A mild, non-abrasive dishwashing soap solution and clean towel can be used to wash any unit
requiring attention.
The hands of the Service Technician should be clean at all times during the service procedure.
Electrical Considerations
The work place for the blender must have properly grounded AC outlets that adhere to all local
electrical codes that are applicable at the time of the repair.
The blender power cord should always be inspected fi rst before testing the blender operation. Do not
run the blender if the power cord is damaged. Replace a damaged power cord.
All disassembly and assembly procedures discussed in this manual should be conducted with the unit
disconnected from power.
Do not leave the blender unattended while running for extended periods. Always unplug the blender
immediately after conducting your tests.
The service technician should wear protective eyeware at all times when conducting a repair on the
KitchenAid blender.
Loose fi tting sweaters, shirt sleeves or bracelets should not be worn while servicing the KitchenAid


You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't
immediately follow instructions.
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't
follow instructions.

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