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My kitchenaid professional mixer does not work, tried replacing carbon brushes with no luck, obviously tried new fuse as well...nothing happens when switch is turned on, faulty switch?

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It's doubtful that the switch is at fault but either the field or the armature winding could be open. These are fairly easy to check once the innards are accessible, with any multimeter and a little understanding/experience.
I don't know how speed selection and regulation is done in that mixer but it may be electronic (as opposed to earlier electromechanical governors) and checking that section requires a little bit of knowledge about the components used.
When you replaced the brushes, did you notice anything about the surface they contact? The segments are made of copper and should appear shiny where the brushes contact, not discolored or burned-appearing. If they show signs of heat or charring, this could mean that the field windings are damaged. 

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Checkt he switch and the motor contact. you might have too much carbon.
how old is the mixer?? it might be time to get a new one???

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