Refurbishing a Norwalk Juicer
at Whole Health Foundation
Contact us for
reasonable rates to refurbish any model Norwalk juicer.
The following photos show most of
the typical steps when refurbishing a Norwalk juicer.
All juicers receive a new front
motor shaft seal and when needed "Highest quality" motor bearings.
A thorough cleaning and sanitizing
is performed before reassembly.
So you think your juicer is in
good condition and your motor sounds good.
Many people with used Norwalk juicers
have never heard a motor with good bearings.
The photos above show bearings
rusted and seized up from an old 235 model that the owner said was in good
New sealed bearings
on the right are Quality Bearings that we use -- five times the cost of
bearings made in China
Opening the top of the hydraulic reservoir
to remove and clean all parts, replace O rings and when needed install
a new return spring
Final step-- add new hydraulic fluid, re-assemble
and test (note red transmision fluid used in 270 and later models.)
Also included in refurbishing
A thourough cleaning under the sheet metal,
reassembly and caulking all hydraulic posts where juice can leak down.
When needed replace all motor bearings with
highest quality NSK bearings.
(We do not use low cost Chinese bearings for
our motor refurbishing)
Most juicers we see are never cleaned and
are poorly cared for and can be breeding places for germs and mold
Many juicers are badly cared for
BUT if one is juicing often with a bad front motor shaft seal the above
photos show what can happen.
Replacing a motor shaft seal is easy to do.
Anyone can learn how to do it. If you juice often check this seal every
The more often you clean and replace your
motor shaft seal the longer your juicer will last and the stronger the
motor will be.
A NEW motor shaft seal can help keep your motor clean
Tapping out bolt hole corrosion makes future
New motor bearings when needed can make your
juicer run quietly again, increase Horse Power and put less strain on the
If in good condition the wooden
pusher is first cleaned and scrubbed with soap and water,
then scrubbed wtih a half lemon
(a natural bleach) and then scrubbed again with apple cider vinegar
When dry the wood is sealed wtih
mineral oil. Never use vegetable oil that can go rancid.
Some may choose a new UHMW polyethylene
pusher or new wooden pusher available at Norwalk Sales ($16 + Shipping)
The final touch -- seal all hydraulic
posts and hydraulic cover
wtih clear silicone caulk to
prevent any juice from leaking below the metal
All juicers refurbished by Whole
Health Foundation receive a FREE digital thermometer
A digital thermometer and adding
"distilled water" ice cubes keeps juice pulp temperature below 75°
for best nutrient retention.
The finished product-- A completely
refurbished juicer-- Better than new
All Norwalk Juicers sold by Whole
Health Foundation receive highest quality care.
Refurbishing this well built
juicing machine includes important improvements and the highest
quality parts available.
Truly the best juicer in the
world-- All American made
Local demonstrations available
After payment for your first
refurbishing-- education is FREE for those who help
and who want to learn how to
do their own maintenance
By helping to refurbish your
own juicer you can learn how to keep it running for a lifetime.
Those who can afford to do it can
sell their refurbished juicer and upgrade to a new model.
Notice on the new 275 model the
rounded corners on the top plate, feed tube mounting plate and press cover.