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Black residue on mixing attachments

The beaters were fine and shiney for the first few weeks but then started turning black and it would get on everything..and was hard to wash off.
I have to scrub them both befor and after using them. Is there a solution for this problem? Jenair hasnt been any help and I cant get them to tell me if there is a stainless steel replacement for these crapy aluminum beaters

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  • email699 Apr 04, 2009

    I have a kitchenaid mixer, not sure where it was manufactured, but not exactly a "cheap off brand" the other poster recommended returning. And yes, the whisk attachment has oxidized at the top and leaves black residue. It's disgusting.

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Aluminum tends to oxide when its washed under harsh dishwasher detergents. I use Palmolive oxy dish soap (blue bottle) just by trial and error. Put some on a sponge/ (non-metal) scouring pad, and scrub the attachment, it will take off the majority of the gunk that's rubbing off and after a few times of cleaning it, it'll get back to its aluminum luster. Easy remedy to clean your dough hook -- or any other aluminum item.

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Take a look and see what country the mixer was made in. If it's made in China, it may be made of a cheap alloy metal which is oxydizing, similar to steel rusting. There is probably no solution available for you if the manufacturer will not respect their warranty (if you have one). Their warranty should read: (we warranty this product for a period of # months or year to be free of defects from materials and workmanship). If you don't posess a warranty, then you should get a different mixer. Go to www.consumeraffairs.com. Look through mixer reviews and problems. It will assist you to learn from others, so you can make an educated choice for your next mixer. If you found this solution helpful, please rate it. Good luck. Ricardok45

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