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Bad switch on kitchen aid mixer

When turning on switch feels loose and shuts off momentarily

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Unfortunately you will probably need to split the gearcase to sort out the speed control arm.

Posted on Dec 01, 2013

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I have this problem too -it is rather common if you search the web. There was a suggestion posted on this site about what to do. See http://www.fixya.com/support/t125253-mixer_leaking_oil I have also read about other people taking it to a Kitchen Aid repair place where they repacked the grease for about $45. I took mine apart and there is gobs of grease around the gears. Right now I am still trying to figure out what to do. I am going to have my father look at it to see what he thinks since he is good with motors. The Kitchen Aid web site says that the grease is FDA approved, so at least it's not going to kill you if a little gets in your food. Their suggestion is to take it out and run it for about 5 minutes at least once a week. They say it leaks if it is not used often enough. That logic doesn't make much sense to me, but you could try it. Mine seems to leak more when I run it because the grease heats up and liquifies more. I hope that helps. I'll let you know what happens with mine, once it's fixed. Lisa

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SOURCE: Kitchen aid mixer, voltage issue

Why not just buy a power converter for the mixer and other electronics on Amazon. They are cheap and can be adjusted for
110 - 240 and can be used anywhere in the world.

Posted on Jan 16, 2009

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SOURCE: Kitchen Aid Stand Mixer won't release beater

I had this same problem as well.  The beater was stuck like glue to the rotating arm, and it would not budge with any amount of pressure.  I tried the cooking spray and it did nothing.  But today I put a rag in hot/boiling water and then carefully wrapped it around the top of the beater.  I let it sit for 10 minutes. Then I put the rag in hot water again and repeated the process for about another 5 minutes.  When this was done, I covered the beater in a towel (to protect it) and forcefully tapped (ok... I pounded) it with the flat side of my meat tenderizer (it was all I had...you could use a mallet or hammer).  It took a little bit of work because I had to hammer it from the bottom, then the side, then the top to get the little spoke guided through the shaft.  But it did finally come off.  After cleaning with hot water, I put the beater on again and noticed that it was still a little hard to get on/off.  So, I put a little bit of veg. oil on it, and it seems to be better.  Going forward, I will be sure to clean the top of the beater & arm after each use and then coat it with a little oil to keep from sticking.  Best of luck!

Posted on Feb 21, 2009

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SOURCE: when mixin bread dow the arm of the mixer moves loose

Lay the mixer on a towel and look up inside the base to the top of the neck. There's set screw up there. Tighten. If that doesn't work your shaft may be too worn and needs to be replaced.

Posted on May 08, 2009

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SOURCE: leaking oil from kitchen aid mixer ksm150ps

Hi, BRIANMICHELL ? How much oil are we talking about, and over what period? How old is your machine? Your KA mixer?s internal gears are factory packed with enough grease to last a lifetime, whatever that means. Depending on the age of your mixer, where it was stored (warm temps possibly?) and how long it's been idle and/or how heavily it?s been used; these factors all will eventually cause the lubricant grease to separate into its base oil from its additives, with the resultant oil seeping from openings beyond the gasket down the agitator shaft. Gravity can be very insidious. 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. Click on Customer Care>Locate Manuals & Guides> Enter the 6 character model number, in your case, try KSM150PS, and select one of the files listed under Parts List (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. For starters you may want to order parts #15, transmission gasket, and # 16, O-ring, along with some food-grade grease. Also, while you?re inside the guts of your mixer you can check for any other unseemly wear and tear on the gears, etc. It can be messy but gratifying. 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. Finally, here's a link to an excellent site that details the disassembly and replacement of a mixer's grease, which might be helpful, too. http://www.foodonthefood.com/food_on_the_food/2009/04/how-to-repair-a-kitchenaid-mixer-yourself.html Good luck and have fun. I hope this helps. Howard, Burke, VA If this solution has helped you, please rate it, thanks! - hslincoln

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