The base is working fine, with 3393 blend cycles. These are industry quality motors, so should last you many years to come. Have been told can go over 100K However, rubber gasket on the jug is breaking down. Either you have to get a new jug, or somehow repair yourself. You can order an original jug for $149 plus tax, or you can use alternative jar: https://alternajar-store.com/ Where the blade part is replaceable.