Burning Odor While Blending


  • Insufficient amount of liquid in blender
  • Mixture is too thick for the blades to smoothly rotate
  • Overheated due to a motor overload


  • Hot, eletrical burning odor while blending
  • Smell of burning wires when the blender is turned on
  • Blender smells like smoke

Steps to Verify Issue:

  1. Add liquids to the blender first, before turning on to prevent the blades from binding.
  2. Turn off the blender and allow to cool.
  3. Heavy use may cause curing of motor windings.
    • The smell may quickly dissipate after a few heavy uses.
    • All motors are tested before sold however all of this odor may not burn off in testing.
    • If smoke is visible, discontinue use.


If the odor persists and these steps do not resolve the issue, contact the Wolf Gourmet Customer Care Team at CustomerService@Subzero.com or call (800) 222-7820.

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