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I have a Sunbeam Mixmaster 2351 Heritage Series that the speed dial control numbers fade. Sunbeam replaced my mixer but want to prevent the same problem for reoccurring, Any suggestions?

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  • Joanne Scindelka Feb 17, 2012

    I sounds like a good solution. I have not tried it yet. I'm afraid it might affect the warranty,

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I would propose to solution to your problem,
one. Try getting some clear contact and cutting a a square or circle a little more than the size of the dial. Removed the dial if possible and later clear contact over the surface.
Two. Get some clear nail polish and cover the markings on the dial with thin coat.
Warning warning warning!!! (Test the nail polish on a surface that is not exposed, for example underneath) to make sure that the nail polish does not react with the surface of the mixer.
Regards
Trevor

Posted on Feb 15, 2012

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SOURCE: Sunbeam Mixmaster Heritage Series Model 2350 speed problem

The speed control on the back is simply a variable resistance potentiometer, the same thing that controls the volume on older amplifiers. The output current to the motor is supplied by the printed circuit board in the bottom of the unit. This allows gradual increases in speed to avoid over-torquing the motor on speedup. Even the poshy-posh-posh mixers do this.

At least it still works. The most common problem is the cheap plastic drive gears that strip out with a mild cookie dough, this jams the beaters together and requires burial-at-dumpster.

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Check here, I guess they can get you virtually every Sunbeam manual

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SOURCE: Where can I find the Manual for Sunbeam Model 2350 350

http://www.sunbeam.com/ca/category.aspx?section=kitchen&cid=14

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SOURCE: Instructions for Sunbeam 2350 Heritage Series Mixmaster

Go to sunbeam.com, select "kitchen", then select "customer service", then "instruction manual", then "stand mixers", scroll down to model #

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SOURCE: My Sunbeam Heritage MixMaster mixer just stopped

If it is plugged into a circuit protected by a GFCI breaker, which it should be if it is a kitchen circuit, reset the breaker. If you know for sure there is power at the receptacle you have it plugged into, then the power cord is bad or you have an internal mixer problem. You will have to pay someone to repair it or take the mixer apart yourself and find out what is wrong. Before paying someone be sure and get an estimate as to the cost of the repair. In some cases you are better off buying an new mixer as the repair costs will exceed to price of a new one.

Posted on Dec 18, 2009

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That picture looks like you are using the Heritage model, which is the one I just fixed for myself.

I had to remove two parts in order to get access to the piece that was causing the problem:
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2) The speed dial itself

Both of these pieces clip-in, and can be removed with a screwdriver by pressing in on one of the hooks that hold them in place.

After these two pieces are removed look for a small washer right below the motor (it is sitting on top of the upper portion of a screw) -- in my case this washer had come loose; I tightened it with a 1/4 size wrench (you can also tighten it by hand to release the tilt, it will probably become loose in the future if you don't tighten it further, but if you don't have the necessary tools this will at least allow you to get your tilt unlocked).

On another note, after tightening this washer I also noticed that the tilt release had become easier to use -- previously I found that I had to press the tilt release button very hard to get the tilt to unlock.

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