May 29, 2024

F1000 Scientist

Health to Life

Jack Lalanne 10091 Power Juicer – Have the Complaints Been Sorted Out?

We will talk about the Jack Lalanne 10091 Power Juicer and how user feedback has lead to improvements over the years.

We will also address solutions to ordinary juicing issues.

There Have Been Complaints and the Manufacturer has Responded with Improvements

1. The white plastic components stain easily from fruits such as carrots and oranges. Cleaning the white parts immediately after use will slow down the staining, but there is no way to stop it completely.

To address this issue, the Jack Lalanne 10091 Power Juicer is now available in black. In other words, the staining problem has been solved.

2. Juice drips from the spout. When you remove the glass that is catching your juice, you must replace it immediately or juice will drip on your countertop. Most consumers don’t consider this to be a significant issue, but to keep everybody happy, the Pro and Deluxe models have a drip-proof spout.

This Machine, Like All Equipment, Should be Used as Directed

These guidelines are included the operating manual and should be followed to assure long and problem-free use of the PJ machine.

1. Sometimes the harder vegetables such as carrots can get stuck at the bottom of the chute. If this happens you will need to apply extra pressure to the pusher to get the food through to the blade.

2. Processing whole fruits is fine, as long as the fruit fits in the chute and does not have large pits or hard skins. Remove large pits such as mango, peaches and cherries and hard skins like pineapple and cantaloupe.

3. Jack’s machine can clog occasionally for reasons that are easily correctable and even avoidable:

a. Too much pulp in the filter. Turn the unit off and clean the filter. Presto, you’re back in action.

b. Your using exceptionally gummy fruits such as bananas or avocado. These fruits cannot be juiced in the Jack Lalanne Power Juicer Pro. Add them separately to a blender for smoothies.

c. The spout is clogged by a piece of pulp that has caused the juicey liquid to collect in the receptacle and overflow. Turn the machine off, wait for the blade to stop spinning and inspect the spout. Clear the blockage so the flow can resume.

4. Jack’s unit is not a smoothie maker. Add all smoothie ingredients separately in a blender.

5. Do not add liquid or ice to the unit. Ice turns to water and this water any other liquid that is poured in will cause an abundance of liquid in the receptacle. It will overflow and run out the sides of the receptacle. These items should be added separately in a glass, pitcher or blender.