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How to maintenance or tune up a 1980 Hobart Kitchenaid mixer?

I bought this KA on ebay. It's flawless and looks new. It is running well but It has a little skeaky sound when starts from cold. Should I take for a tune up?

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SOURCE: Hobart N50 / KitchenAid Model G: how do i remove planetary?

you need to remove all the back screws then if it doesnt come tap it with arubber mallet it may be seized on

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SOURCE: more info re: n50 hobart mixer

N-50 have very good motors the do have one non metal gear its made out of fiber. its the main gear that drives all 3 gears. are they woth 2,000.00 No way. you can get a used one on Ebay for far less. look for one with a round black ball on the shift handle not the all metal this will be one thats not the oldest as the oldest can be a big risk. and parts are more availble on the changes over the years such as the on/off switch look for a toggle switch not a plastic what looks like a wall light switch.

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SOURCE: Are attachments for a KitchenAid K5 compatible with the K55?

Kitchenaid stand mixer attachments are considered universal, which means compatible with all mixers. However, all Hobart attachments pre-date the new motors of Kitchenaid and would not be compatible with Kitchenaid mixers.

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DEFINITELY contact the manufacturer (Hobart) on that one. Sounds like you're having some sort of an internal problem with it (something might be cracked), and in this situation, the best way to go is to contact the manufacturer rather than try to repair it yourself. If you're still under warranty, and you try to open the machine up to fix it yourself, you could wind up VOIDING the warranty, and if you're out of warranty, most repair places won't touch a machine that you've messed with already--too much of a liability.

Just give Hobart a call, and they should be able to help you (if you're in warranty, sometimes even for free!). Their phone number (according to their website, www.hobartcorp.com ) is 1-888-4HOBART (1-888-446-2278)


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SOURCE: Brand New Kitchenaid Artisan Mixer - Mixer head is stuck

Unplug the mixer, turn the whisk the opposite of normal rotation in a quick motion, the remove a per normal.

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Speed lever won't move on kitchen aid it is brand new this was the first time I tried to use it ,


If you have a really "Brand New" mixer then Kichenaid has the best "No-Hassel" return policy bar none, call customer support and they will send you a new one. If it is a new mixer still in box never used but is a couple years old then look for the warranty card and go on line to see if you can register it. They may let it by, just remember that you must mark it as received as gift and price payed unknown. if they let it pass then again call KA and they WILL send a new one. On to the more painful part, if the mixer is out of warranty and it has to be fixed the choices are:
1: send it to your nearest KA service center either by taking it or mailing it. be prepared to spend $100.00 plus dollars to do it this way.
2: send it to a local repar tech that has experience with KA probably $65 (what i charge) or maybe less.
3: Or do it your self, Not hard to do but!!! it can frustrate some people, go to KA site and get your parts list from that site for your model. then search the web for you tube videos that show you how to replace the grease, it will show you how to open and reclose your machine, then go to the speed control switch and locate the spring that is attached to it, i beleive that you will find that the spring has come loose and it is jambed in place (very tight space allowance in there) hook it back up and close up your machine and i bet a dollar to a donut that it runs fine. BTW if you find that it is not the spring being loose you will be able to diagnose the cause of the jam as the mechanism is very simple. hope this helps.

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Nov 20, 2012 | KitchenAid K45SS Classic Stand Mixer

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I bought a ice cream maker from the US unfortuneatly the drive assembley isn't the right fit for my kitchenaid. Do you or can you help me find the right part? Kind regards Robyn Ricketts


Hi ROBYN, Happy New Year! First a couple of clarification questions: A) Was your ice-cream maker a Kitchenaid (KA) Ice Cream maker, too, and B) was your mixer purchased after 1990? If you purchased a KA Ice Cream maker and your mixer is less than 20 years old, according to KA, the Ice cream maker should fit all mixer produced after 1990.
If you have a different brand (not KA) of ice cream maker, then I’m afraid you just won’t just be able to replace the drive assembly, but you will also need the correct dasher (the scraper inside the freeze bowl), as such you probably would be better off purchasing a KA Ice Cream Maker, which would be compatible with your mixer. Of course if your mixer is over 20 years old, then even if you have a KA Ice Cream maker, it may not fit correctly anyway, which leaves you in a conundrum. Should you purchase a new KA mixer for your KA Ice Cream maker or do you purchase a new KA Ice Cream Maker to go with your current KA mixer produced after 1990?
You can download the KA Ice Cream Maker Use & Care Manual from the KA website at: http://www.kitchenaid.com/assets/pdfs/product/ZUSECARE/KICA0WH_Use%20and%20Care_EN.pdf
I wish I could offer you a better solution to use your new ice cream maker with your current mixer, but unfortunately I am unable to do so.
I hope this was helpful, even if it doesn’t provide you the answer you were looking for. Good Luck, Howard, Burke, VA. If this solution was helpful though, please rate it. hslincoln

Jan 10, 2010 | KitchenAid KSM150PS Artisan Series Stand...

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The tilt-up head on my KitchenAid KSM90 stand mixer has a lot of free play, the head moves (bounces)up & down when mixer is in use. Adjusting the beater for clearance using the dime method, when you...


The head bounce sounds as if the locking hook is not engaged properly when you slide the head-lock lever to the locked position.

If this is the case, you will need to disassemble the mixer to make sure the link from the lever to hook is not bent. Another possibility is that the slot in the base the hook engages. If this is broken away, the hook will not be able to hold the head in place (I sure hope that this is not the problem).

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Apr 04, 2017 | KitchenAid KSM90 Ultra Power Series Stand...

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My mixer engine is functioning however it does not mix, any ideas on what this could be?


HI CHRISTANCARL, Happy New Year! Unfortunately, from the symptoms you are describe, if the motor's running but the mixer blade (planetary/agitator shaft) won't turn, your mixer has experienced a mechanical failure in the transmission box or planetary gear assembly of your mixer.
You don’t mention how old your KA mixer is or how hard it’s been used, but for your particular model, KA has a plastic gear designed to fail, instead of the whole mixer ‘going up in smoke’. And what it sounds like is that this fail-safe gear finally ‘failed’ (stripped) so that the power from your electric motor is not getting to your planetary/ agitator shaft. What can you do?
The good news is that the inspection and troubleshooting of your mixer can be done quite easily (OK, maybe with a little effort) by yourself if you are a DITY type person and feel adventurous; particularly if your mixer is out of warranty. Just be sure to have the correct Part List manual around when you start to disassemble your mixer. If you're lacking one, you can download a PDF version from the KA website at: http://www.kitchenaid.com/flash.cmd?/#/page/home.
Click on Customer Care>Locate Manuals & Guides> and enter the 6 character model number, in your case KSM150P and select the next to last file KSM150PSWH0.pdf (773.44 KB) (it’s the white model that’s all…) listed under Parts List (61). (Verify that it matches your mixer model, though).
To disassemble your mixer you will need the following tools: a regular & Phillips screwdrivers, snap-ring pliers, a small drift pin punch and a small hammer. By using the exploded views in the Part List manual, you should be able to disassemble, inspect, identify, replace and reassemble your mixer.
Locate Illus. No. 27, Worm Gear Bracket & Gear assembly, which includes Illus. No. 6, Worm Gear. I suspect this is the weak link in your mixers transmission and causing the problems. After clearing all the grease away, you’ll probably find that is has been stripped.
You can order a replacement gear and install it yourself. While you’ve got your mixer this far apart you can check for any other unseemly wear and tear on the on the gears and other components. Besides any replacement gear(s), and grease you might consider replacing the gasket (Illus. No. 15) and “O”-ring (Illus. No. 16), too.
You should use a food-grade grease that you can order online (although I’ve seen automotive bearing grease used too – your call). Do not try to reuse any original grease as this should be filled with debris from the stripped gear.
Here are five potential vendors in no particular order: RepairClinic.com; mendingshed.com; searspartsdirect.com; partstore.com; and Grainger.com. You should search for ‘food grade grease’. Prices can vary widely between vendors, so do your comparison shopping.
It can be messy but quite gratifying to diagnose and repair your mixer yourself.
Finally, here are some links to several excellent websites that detail the disassembling/reassembly of a KA Mixer. The mixers displayed in the links are different KA models, but the principles are the same.
Between these three websites and their excellent pictures and descriptions and your Parts List manual, you should now be able to completely disassemble and reassemble your mixer, should you decide to go that route.
If you feel this repair is beyond your capability, then I would seek out a local small appliance repair shop in your area. KA Customer Care can give you names of local KA authorized repair shops in your area, but you can also do an online search to supplement what KA may provide you. Call to explain your circumstances and find out their hourly rate and get an estimate of what they think it would cost to repair your mixer. Also, always obtain three or more estimates – do some comparison shopping. I hope this helps. Howard, Burke, VA
If this solution was helpful, please rate it, thanks! – hslincoln

Jan 09, 2010 | KitchenAid KSM150PS Artisan Series Stand...

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My mixer master (Accolade 400) will only run at top speed


Hi JENNY, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Do not despair; there is a way to fix your KA mixer. From the symptoms you’re describing is sounds like your mixer’s (speed) Control Assembly and/or the Hall Effect Sensor has gone bad and either one or both parts need to be replaced.
As your mixer is out of warranty, the inspection and troubleshooting of the control assembly is something you can do yourself, particularly if your mixer is out of warranty. Just be sure to have the correct Part List manual around when you start to disassemble your mixer.
If you're lacking one, you can download it from the KA website at: http://www.kitchenaid.com/flash.cmd?/#/page/home
Click on Customer Care>Locate Manuals & Guides, and enter the 6 character model number, in this case, KN15E1X, and then select the first file, KN15E1XBW0.pdf (335.24 KB) that appears under Parts List (17). (check to see if this matches your mixer model).
Turn to pages 4 & 5 titled, "Case, Gearing and Planetary Assembly", which provides an exploded view for the assembly and disassembly of the mixer and locate Illus. Nos.8 & 9, Control Assembly and Hall Effect Sensor, respectively. I suspect one or both of these parts that are the cause of your mixer’s speed woes. Since the (speed) Control Assembly is the more complicated of the two, that’s where I’d focus my attention. The Hall Effect sensor is a very simple device and rarely goes bad.
First check to see if any of the connections have come loose from your Control Assembly. If everything looks tight then you need to replace it. Unfortunately the whole controller assembly is on a little PC board filled with resistors and capacitors, which was not meant to be 'home fixed' and my 'expertise' ends there. A local small appliance repair shop should be able to determine if the controller assembly is functioning properly or not. Or you can just order replacement parts without the testing.
As far as parts go, here are four potential vendors in no particular order: RepairClinic.com; mendingshed.com; searspartsdirect.com; partstore.com. Prices for the same part can vary widely between vendors, so do your comparison shopping.
Here are some links to several excellent websites that detail the disassembling/reassembly of a KA Mixer. The mixers displayed in the links are different KA models, but the principles are the same.
Between these three websites and their excellent pictures and descriptions and your Parts List manual, you should now be able to completely disassemble and reassemble your mixer.
If you feel troubleshooting and repairing is beyond your capability, then I would seek out a local small appliance repair shop in your area. KA Customer Care can give you names of local KA authorized repair shops in your area, but you can also do an online search to supplement what KA may provide you. Call to explain your circumstances and find out their hourly rate and get an estimate of what they think it would cost to repair your mixer. Also, always obtain three or more estimates – do some comparison shopping.
Good luck and have fun. I hope this helps. Howard, Burke, VA
If this solution has been helpful, please rate it, thanks! – hslincoln

Jan 04, 2010 | KitchenAid 400 Watts KN15E1X Accolade 400...

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Where does the speed control spring go on a kitchen aid k5ss


Hi NG345, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! It sounds like you’ve got the right part to fix your mixer, now you just want to install it correctly. The good news is that your replacement spring can be installed quite easily (OK, maybe a little effort) by yourself, if you are a DITY type person and feel adventurous, and your mixer is not under warranty. Be sure you have the Parts List manual on hand, too. If you're lacking one, you can download a PDF version from the KA website: http://www.kitchenaid.com/flash.cmd?/#/page/home.
Click on Customer Care>Locate Manuals & Guides> Enter the 6 character model number, in your case use KSM50P (Your K5SS mixer falls within this manual), and select the first file KSM50P.pdf (438.31 KB) listed under Parts List (4) and then check to verify this matches your mixer model.
Turn to pages 6 & 7, titled “Motor And Control Parts”, which provides an exploded view for the disassembly and reassembly of your mixer’s electrical components, along with all the parts. You’ll want to focus on Illus. Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5; Pivot screw, Spring washer, Speed control assembly lever, Control plate spring, and Speed Link & Cam, respectively. Your speed control assembly is attached to the bottom of the top part of the mixer’s head (or Illus. No 1, Gearcase Motor Housing, on pgs 4 & 5).
Finally, here are some links to several excellent websites that detail the disassembling/reassembly of a KA Mixer. The mixers displayed in the links are different KA models, but the principles are the same.
Between these three websites and their excellent pictures and descriptions and your Parts List manual, you should now be able to completely disassemble and reassemble your mixer, should you decide to go that route.
If you feel this repair is beyond your capability, then I would seek out a local small appliance repair shop in your area. KA Customer Care can give you names of local KA authorized repair shops in your area, but you can also do an online search to supplement what KA may provide you. Call to explain your circumstances and find out their hourly rate and get an estimate of what they think it would cost to repair your mixer. Also, always obtain three or more estimates – do some comparison shopping.
Good Luck. I hope this helps. Howard, Burke, VA
If this solution was helpful, please rate it, thanks! – hslincoln

Dec 30, 2009 | KitchenAid K5SS Heavy Duty Commercial...

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My 20 year old classic k5ss mixer overheated and now won't work at all. Replaced with a 600 but hate to throw it away. Thanks for any help.


Hi HAMMERSANDCO, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Don’t have to throw your old K5SS away. It may be time for some TLC maintenance on the old mixer that could return it to good working order to run alongside your new mixer.
From the symptoms you described, it sounds as if your control plate assembly and/or phase control board has gone bad (possibly as a result of the overheating…electrical components can be very sensitive to extreme heat). The good news is that this can be fixed quite easily (OK, maybe a little effort) by yourself, if you are a DITY type person and feel adventurous. Be sure you have the Parts List manual on hand. If you're lacking one, you can download a PDF version from the KA website: http://www.kitchenaid.com/flash.cmd?/#/page/home.
Click on Customer Care>Locate Manuals & Guides> Enter the 6 character model number, in your case use KSM50P (Your K5SS mixer falls within this manual), and select the first file KSM50P.pdf (438.31 KB) listed under Parts List (4) and then check to verify this matches your mixer model.
Turn to pages 6 & 7, titled “Motor And Control Parts”, which provides an exploded view for the disassembly and reassembly of your mixer’s electrical components, along with all the parts. You’ll want to focus on Illus. No. 36, Control Plate Assembly and Illus. No. 39, Phase Control Board
Unfortunately the controller assembly is fabricated on a little PC board which was not meant to be 'home fixed', and my 'expertise' ends there. A local small appliance repair shop should be able to determine if the controller assembly is functioning properly or not, or you can just order replacement parts without the testing.
While you’ve got your mixer this far apart you should check for any other unseemly wear and tear on the on the gears and other components. Turn to pages 4 & 5, titled: Case, Gearing And Planetary Unit for the disassembly and reassembly of your mixer, along with all the parts. You’ll have to remove all the grease from the mixer head and gears. Once de-greased, pay particular attention to Illus. No. 58, Worm Gear Bracket & Gear, including Illus. No. 12, Worm Gear (23 teeth). This is the KA fail-safe gear that is supposed to strip to prevent your mixer going ‘up in smoke’ when it is overloaded.
If you’ve never replaced the mixer grease in 20 years, you’ve be rewarded by KA with a gem of a mixer. Can you imagine driving your car and not getting it lubed in 20 years?
You can order a replacement parts and install it yourself. Besides a replacement control assembly and grease you might consider replacing the gasket, and “O”-ring too. You should use a food-grade grease that you can order online (although I’ve seen automotive bearing grease used too – your call). Do not try to reuse any original grease as may contain contaminants.
Here are five potential vendors in no particular order: RepairClinic.com; mendingshed.com; searspartsdirect.com; partstore.com; and Grainger.com. You should search for ‘food grade grease’. Prices can vary widely between vendors, so do your comparison shopping.
It can be messy but quite gratifying to diagnose and repair your mixer yourself.
Finally, here are some links to several excellent websites that detail the disassembling/reassembly of a KA Mixer. The mixers displayed in the links are different KA models, but the principles are the same.
Between these three websites and their excellent pictures and descriptions and your Parts List manual, you should now be able to completely disassemble and reassemble your mixer, should you decide to go that route.
If you feel this repair is beyond your capability, then I would seek out a local small appliance repair shop in your area. KA Customer Care can give you names of local KA authorized repair shops in your area, but you can also do an online search to supplement what KA may provide you. Call to explain your circumstances and find out their hourly rate and get an estimate of what they think it would cost to repair your mixer. Also, always obtain three or more estimates – do some comparison shopping.
Good Luck. I hope this helps. Howard, Burke, VA
If this solution was helpful, please rate it, thanks! – hslincoln

Dec 29, 2009 | KitchenAid K45SS Classic Stand Mixer

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I have a old model K4-B. It runs well but makes a


Hi SCS7896, Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! Yes, the ‘large black screw looking things’ on the sides of your mixer head are the Brush Holder Caps, and they provide access to the electric motor’s carbon brushes, but they are not for adjusting. If you (or your husband) are DITY type person, and feel adventurous, and your mixer is not under warranty you can troubleshoot it yourself.
Since your mixer is a vintage KA mixer manufactured by Hobart, I doubt you will have your original Parts Manual on hand, but you might want to download the model K45SSW Parts List manual. The two mixers should be similar. You can download it from the KA website http://www.kitchenaid.com/flash.cmd?/#/page/home.
Click on Customer Care>Locate Manuals & Guides> Enter the 6 character model number, in this case use K45SSW, select the file K45SSWH0.pdf (341.41 KB) listed under Parts List (1) and then check to see how closely this matches your K4-B model.
Turn to pages 6 & 7, titled “Motor And Control Parts” for the disassembly and reassembly of the electrical components of your mixer, along with all the parts. Locate Illus. No. 32, Bush Holder Assembly, which includes Illus. Nos. 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, & 31.
Your husband would need to remove Illus. No. 23, Brush Holder Cap, in order to remove the brushes for inspection and/or replacement. If the brushes are chipped or excessively worn down they should be replaced. (NB: When replacing brushes make sure the new brushes are correctly oriented to contact the armature. The concave contact face should rest completely on the armature’s commutators. If you've turned a brush 90 degrees too much, it wont' seat properly and you'll get no 'juice' to the electric motor, so it won't start.)
I am more concerned that the growling sound you’re hearing is not a brush issue but it is more indicative of a transmission gear issue. You don’t say how old your mixer is or how hard it’s been used or if any preventive maintenance has ever been done on it? It may be time for some TLC maintenance, to include checking the quality of the gear grease inside the mixer head and inspecting the gears, particularly Illus No. 38, Worm Gear Bracket and Gear.
Turn to pages 4 & 5, titled “Case, Gearing And Planetary Unit” for the disassembly and reassembly of your mixer, along with all the parts. For starters, you should consider reordering the gasket (Illus. No 19) and O-ring (Illus. No 34). Once apart you can check for any other unseemly wear and tear on the gears, etc.
If you really feel the need to re-grease your transmission, you should use a food-grade grease that you can order online (although I’ve seen automotive bearing grease used too – your call).
If you need to re-grease your transmission, you should use a food-grade grease that you can order online (although I’ve seen automotive bearing grease used too – your call).
Here are five potential vendors in no particular order: RepairClinic.com; mendingshed.com; searspartsdirect.com; partstore.com; and Grainger.com. You should be search for ‘food grade grease’. Prices can vary widely between vendors, so do your comparison shopping.
Finally, here are some links to several excellent websites that detail the disassembling/reassembly of a KA Mixer.
Between these three websites and their excellent pictures and descriptions and your Parts List manual, you should now be able to completely disassemble and reassemble your mixer, should you decide to go that route.
If you feel troubleshooting and repairing is beyond your capability, then I would seek out a local small appliance repair shop in your area. KA Customer Care can give you names of local KA authorized repair shops in your area, but you can also do an online search to supplement what KA may provide you. Call to explain your circumstances and find out their hourly rate and get an estimate of what they think it would cost to repair your mixer. Also, always obtain three or more estimates – do some comparison shopping.
Good luck and have fun. I hope this helps. Howard, Burke, VA
If this solution was helpful, please rate it, thanks! – hslincoln

Dec 28, 2009 | KitchenAid K45SS Classic Stand Mixer

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Grinding sound in the gears


Hi APOWER. You don’t provide your specific model number, but you do say it’s an Artisan, so I will assume you’re speaking about the KSM150PS series KA mixer. The grinding/catching sound does not bode well for your internal transmission gears, and now is the time to perform some TLC maintenance on your mixer.
The inspection and troubleshooting of the inside of your mixer is a DITY capability, particularly if your mixer is out of warranty. Just be sure to have the Parts List manual on hand. If you're lacking one, you can download a PDF version from the KA website at: http://www.kitchenaid.com/flash.cmd?/#/page/home.
Click on Customer Care>Locate Manuals & Guides> Enter the 6 character model number, in your case use KSM150P, and select the first file, KSM150PSAC0.pdf 773.44 KB) listed under Parts List (61). Be sure to check to see it this matches your mixer model.
Turn to pages 6 & 7, titled “Case, Gearing and Planetary Unit”, which provides and exploded view for the disassembly and reassembly of your mixer, along with all the parts. Locate Illus. Nos. 27, Worm Gear Bracket and Worm Gear, or Illus. No. 11, Bevel Pinion Center Gear. If your gears are planning to fail, these two locations are where I would look first for any signs of wear, stripping or cracking. Yes you will have to remove all the grease to obtain a clean component, but while cleaning away the current grease, be sure to be on the lookout for any debris, metal or plastic ‘filings’ that may be suspended in the grease.
Once apart you can check for any other unseemly wear and tear on the gears, etc.
If you really feel the need to re-grease your transmission, you should use a food-grade grease that you can order online (although I’ve seen automotive bearing grease used too – your call).
Here are five potential vendors in no particular order: RepairClinic.com; mendingshed.com; searspartsdirect.com; partstore.com; and Grainger.com. You should be search for ‘food grade grease’. Prices can vary widely between vendors, so do your comparison shopping.
Finally, here are some links to several excellent websites that detail the disassembling/reassembly of a KA Mixer.
Between these three websites and their excellent pictures and descriptions and your Parts List manual, you should now be able to completely disassemble and reassemble your mixer, should you decide to go that route.
If you feel troubleshooting and repairing is beyond your capability, then I would seek out a local small appliance repair shop in your area. KA Customer Care can give you names of local KA authorized repair shops in your area, but you can also do an online search to supplement what KA may provide you. Call to explain your circumstances and find out their hourly rate and get an estimate of what they think it would cost to repair your mixer. Also, always obtain three or more estimates – do some comparison shopping.
Good luck and have fun. I hope this helps. Howard, Burke, VA

Dec 21, 2009 | Food Mixers

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Kitchenaid mixer motor makes loud grinding, squeaking noise.


lgardash, Are you sure it's the motor or could it be the transmission?
It 'sounds' like you've got some transmission gear issues, and a situation similar to my wife's mixer, which we got new in Dec 2006. (Within a week of her first using it, she contacted KA Customer Care and the only 'care' they offered was an explanation that the new KA Pro Mixer gears are all metal and to expect it to be louder than previous models that used a plastic gear (to fail). Well, there's an acceptable level of noise, and an unacceptable level (you don't need to be a mechanical engineer to know when something doesn't sound right) and it seems that my wife's new mixer's operating noise level was always unacceptable. It finally 'died' this past October.) OK I've vented enough on KA... now what might be your problem(s)?
It could be as simple as thorough normal use the gears have shifted slightly in the transmission and the gear teeth are making different contact, hence the grinding/squeaky noise. The higher the speed, the louder, higher pitched sound you'll get. Alas, the noise may also be indicative of a potential gear failure (after our mixers increasing noisiness, the bevel gear broke and the mixer 'froze').
If your mixer is under warranty, contact Kitchenaid. If it's out of warranty, then take it apart and do a diagnostic exam of the gearing. Whatever you find you should be able to fix yourself. Be sure to have the Kitchenaid Part Manual (Part No. 8212278 Rev D) on hand if you attempt to disassemble yourself. It also lists all the parts so that you can determine, which parts, if any have failed. You'd think that the Kitchenaid name would warranty their mixers for a lifetime... So much for quality in America today!
I hope this helps, and good luck! - Howard, Burke, VA

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