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Mixing bowl is jammed into the base and won't come out

I used a new mixing bowl on my 15 year-old mixer and the bowl jammed into the base so tightly, I can budge it! Tried everything and the handle solder even broke.
Any suggestions?

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  • cmartin808 Dec 11, 2008

    It's a Kitchen Aid Stand mixer model K45SS

  • forgetyou Mar 07, 2009

    My mixer is Artisian and the bowl is stuck.   It is only four years old


  • gary marzian May 11, 2010

    what type of mixer?

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You may have the old style frame which is why the bowl jammed old bowls are no longer avaible you may need to purchace a new mixer

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