Blade latch release lever
The latch release assembly is located and fixed behind the hinge assembly.
Ensure the two hair thin metal spring sprigs protruding from the hinge assembly (see red arrows) are both correctly seated in the small pin sized holes on the right and left hand sides of the latch assembly as these are essential to the latch release control working correctly.
This part can als be used on the following Oster models
Oster single & two speed
Part number: 044938-000-000
See respective parts diagrams
Oster single & two speed – item 34
Oster A6 – item 11