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Ninja Blender Won’t Start – Troubleshooting Tips

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Ninja blenders are some of the most cost efficient and versatile blenders on the market.  There is a reason they are constantly rated as some of the best blenders on the market based on their price range.  However, sometimes you will run into problems with your ninja blender.  So what do you do when your ninja blender won’t start or has stopped working?  Have a look at our troubleshooting tips below to see if you can rectify the problem.

Ninja Blender Won’t Start

So you are ready to get your morning smoothie fix and your beloved Ninja won’t start!  Here are a few suggestions:

  1. Is the blender plugged into an extension cord?  If so this could cause intermittent power.
  2. Even if you are not using an extension cord you might be experiencing intermittent power.
  3. Simple question!  Is the blender plugged in properly?
  4. Make sure the container is securely locked on the motor base.
  5. Make sure the lid is securely on the container in the correct position.
  6. Check the fuse or circuit breaker.
  7. The unit has overheated or overloaded. Unplug and wait 15 minutes.
  8. Check to make sure the unit is not overloaded.

Ninja Blender Turns on but Won’t Start or Blend

  1. Make sure the container is securely locked on the motor base.
  2. Make sure the lid is securely on the container in the correct position.

Ninja Power Button Blinking Red

If you see the power light blinking here are a few things you can check:

  1. Check that the jar is in place on the base and in the locked position.
  2. Check if the pitcher is properly assembled.
  3. Make sure the lid is properly aligned with the handle.  The two arrows should match up.
  4. Make sure the lid is locked down all the way.
  5. The blender might be overheating.

Ninja Blender Cup Won't Lock

Below you will find a few reasons why the ninja blender cup won’t lock.

  1. Turn the cup clockwise to lock it into place.
  2. Make sure the blades are installed correctly.
  3. Check the threading on the blade assembly section.

Ninja Blender Lid Won't Lock

If you find the blender lid won’t lock.  Make sure the lid is properly aligned with the handle.  The two arrows should match up.

Ninja Blender Lid Won’t Open

If you find the blender lid won’t open make sure you pressed the release button properly. If you pressed the release button pull the lid handle up to a 90-degree angle to lift off the pitcher.

Ninja Blender Won’t Lock on Base

If you find the ninja blender won’t lock on base make sure the pitcher is properly placed on the motor base.  Alternatively, make sure the blender is assembled properly.  When adding the pitcher make sure you turn clockwise to lock it in place and everything is aligned correctly.

Why Is My Ninja Not Blending or Turns on and Won’t Blend

If you find your ninja blender is not blending here are a few things you can try:

  1. Make sure the lid is correctly closed.  Align the arrows on the pitcher lid and the handle to lock in place.
  2. Make sure the blender is assembled correctly.
  3. Make sure the pitcher is correctly locked into place.
  4. Make sure you have not overloaded the blender.
  5. Make sure food is not stuck in the blades.

How To Turn on Ninja Blender Touch Screen

To turn on your blender touch the power symbol on the front of the blender.  The symbol is the circle with the line at the top.

Ninja Blender Overheating

If your ninja blender is overheating, unplug the unit and wait 15 minutes.  You can also remove the blender’s lid and blade assembly.  Empty the container and ensure no ingredients are jamming the blade assembly.  Also, ensure the maximum capacity is not exceeded.  This is the most common reason for your blender to overheat.

How Do I Get My Ninja Blender Unstuck (Blender Starts and Then Stops)

If you find your ninja blender is getting stuck try using pulses and pauses to allow the ingredients to settle towards the blade.  If you find the blender is still getting stuck, try adding some liquid to the container.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does the Ninja Blender have a lifetime warranty?

The majority of the ninja blenders tend to have a one year warranty.

Do Ninja blenders have a reset button?

The ninja blender does not have a reset button. If you are having a problem with your blender ninja recommends you plug out the blender and wait 15 minutes.

How do I contact Ninja?

You can contact ninja via their website at Ninja Kitchen.  

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Conclusion

Hopefully, our list of quick fixes for your ninja blender has helped.  However, if you are still having problems reach out to a ninja blender specialist at the ninja kitchen site.

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