Tips on juicing
Possible problem Easy solution
Machine will not work The safety locking arm may not be correctly engaged in
when switched ‘ON’ the vertical operating position with the locking arm located into
the two grooves on either side of the juicer cover (see picture on
page 8, Step 5).
Motor appears to stall Wet pulp can build up under the cover if the juicing action
when juicing is too vigorous. Try slower juicing action by pushing the food
pusher down more slowly. Clean the integrated pulp container,
the stainless steel filter basket and the juicer cover.
Excess pulp building Stop the juicing process. Remove the juicer cover, scrape off
up in the micro mesh pulp. Re-assemble and begin juicing again. Try alternating
filter basket (soft and hard) vegetable and fruit varieties.
Pulp too wet and Try a slower juicing action by pushing the food pusher down
reduced extracted juice more slowly. Remove stainless steel filter basket and thoroughly
clean mesh walls with the nylon brush. Rinse the stainless steel
filter basket under hot water. If the fine mesh holes are blocked,
soak the stainless steel filter basket in a solution of hot water
with 10% lemon juice to unblock the holes or wash in the
dishwasher. This will remove excess fiber build up (from fruit or
vegetables) which could be preventing the juice flow.
Juice leaks between Try a slower juicing action by pushing the food pusher down
the rim of the juicer more slowly. Fruit and vegetables with a high water content
and the cover of the filter (tomatoes and watermelon) should be juiced on low speed.
Bowl container juice sprays Try a slower juicing action by pushing the food pusher down
out from spout more slowly.
Juicer makes loud Filer basket is not properly snapped into position.
noise when turned on Turn the On/OFF button to OFF. Disassemble the Juice Fountain
(refer to disassembling page 11).
Re-assemble (refer to assembly page 7).
No Juice coming out Check that the spout is not blocked with pulp.
while juicing Refer to care and cleaning page 13.
Trouble shooting guide
The inside information on juicing
Although juice drinks are usually developed with
flavor, texture and aroma at the forefront, the
health benefits certainly add to the pleasurable
95% of the nutrient content of fruit and vegetables is
found in the juice. Liquids extracted from fresh fruit
and vegetables form an important part of a well-
balanced diet. Fresh fruit and vegetable juices are
an easy to make source of vitamins and minerals.
Juices are rapidly absorbed into the blood stream
therefore being the quickest way in which the body
can digest nutrients.
When you make your own juices, you have complete
control over what you include in them. You select the
ingredients and decide if you need to use sugar, salt
or other flavoring agents.
Freshly extracted juices should be consumed just
after they have been made to avoid a loss of
Purchasing and storage of fruit
• Always wash fruit and vegetables before juicing.
• Always use fresh fruit and vegetables for juicing.
• To save money and obtain fresher produce,
purchase fruit or vegetables that are in season.
• Keep your fruit and vegetables ready for juicing by
washing them before storing.
• Most fruits and hardier type vegetables can be
stored at room temperature. The more delicate and
perishable items such as tomatoes, berries, leafy
, celery, cucumbers and herbs should be
stored in the refrigerator until required.
Preparation of fruit and vegetables
• If using fruits with hard or inedible skins such as
mangoes, guava, melons or pineapple, always peel
• Citrus fruit can be juiced in the Juice Fountain if
• All fruits with pits, hard seeds or stones such as
nectarines, peaches, mangoes, apricots, plums and
cherries must be pitted before juicing.
• A small amount of lemon juice can be added to
apple juice to prohibit browning.
Your Juice Fountain makes invigorating, frothy
orange juice. Simply peel the oranges and juice.
(It is best to refrigerate oranges before juicing).