Vitamix parts are available online from sellers on Amazon.com as of 2015. Vitamix parts on Amazon.com include blades, accelerators and containers. Vitamix sells many different sizes of containers on its official website but no replacement parts. Vitamix parts available on Amazon.com are official parts manufactured by Vitamix and include installation instructions when applicable.
Buying Vitamix parts is a cheap way to fix an old or broken Vitamix blender rather than buying a new blender entirely. Most Vitamix blenders include manufacturer warranties as well as warranties from the original retailers. Performing home repair on Vitamix blenders may void the warranty; therefore, it is recommended to take advantage of a warranty before replacing Vitamix parts.
The websites WasserStrom and PartsTown also sell Vitamix parts but rarely at prices lower than Amazon.com. Vitamix parts from Amazon.com are manufactured by Vitamix and are guaranteed to work with official Vitamix blenders. Most parts on Amazon.com also include return or refund policies for cases involving wrong or defective parts.
User reviews for Vitamix parts on Amazon.com are generally positive as of 2015. Many buyers praise the quality and excellent customer service of Vitamix and its products. Some customers have complained the descriptions of products are misleading and that parts do not fit the blenders they are supposed to. Others complain that the blades arrive dull and appear used.