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Kitchen Aid Classic mixer

My Kitchen Aid works fine except that the beaters are no longer properly aligned in the bowl. They are striking the side of the bowl incorrectly. I have tried adjusting the screws but nothing seems to help. It is so bad it has taken the rubber coating right off the paddle attachment and actually pulls up a little metal off the bowl.

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Http://www.kitchenaid.com/custserv/faq.jsp?sectionId=222#troubleshooting

Check this link to the Kitchen Aid website. It answers your question very well.

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There are 2 possibilities, the attachments are worn out where they go on the shaft, simply replacing them could fix it, the other is the shaft is worn out inside the planetary ( where it spins), if it moves allot, 1/8 " or more from side to side, the housing is probably worn, and the planetary needs to be replaced, easy job, don't know cost, a new mixer may be in order.

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