Turn off the blender, and unplug it.
Grasp the handle of the pitcher. Pull the pitcher up and off of the base.
Remove the lid on the pitcher. Do not attempt to remove the blades.
Slide the bottom of the pitcher over the base to reassemble the blender.
- Fill the pitcher half-full with warm water and add a drop of dishwashing liquid. Place the pitcher on the base and cover with the lid. Turn the blender on “Stir” and allow it to run for five seconds to clean the blades.