It must be closed for the appliance to function properly.
IMPORTANT Before ordering this spare part, please take a look at the reference of your Companion cooking food processor, (reference* visible under the product or on the packaging). - if this reference ends with 700 or 701 for example Companion HF800A10/700* : please order the lid MS-8030001140 which is suitable for these product models. - if this reference ends with 702 for example Companion HF800A10/702*: this lid is suitable for your product Lock by turning at handle-level of the bowl.
Designed for cooking food processors: - Companion FE800, HF800 - Companion XL HF805, HF806 - Prep & Cook HP503 - I Companion FE900, HF900, HF902