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Stand jumps My mixer head is jumping up and down while mixing it has even worn the white off the beater. while off you can actually have the mixer locked and you can move the head up and down in locked position. Please help!!!

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  • Anonymous Feb 14, 2009

    Same with ours. Need to know if this can be fixed at home.

  • alexandra7 Feb 14, 2009

    I have the same problem as well. tried everything. it's going to break the whisk attachment if I use it, have resorted to an old hand mixer and I am NOT happy! help

  • Anonymous Apr 08, 2009

    This didn't work for me.  Turning the screw counter-clockwise did not make any difference, neither did turning it clockwise.  

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    The head doesn't want to release from the stand so I can pour the mix into the pans for baking.

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The height of the beater is easy to adjust on the tilt-head model.  Tilt the head back, and look into the pivot from the front of the mixer.  You should see a screw on the hinge.  With a flat blade screwdriver, rotate this screw half a turn counter-clockwise to raise the beater height.  Lower the head and check that the beater does not touch the bowl.  Repeat until the adjustment is satisfactory.  To lower the beater closer to the bowl, turn the screw clockwise instead.

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Thank you for the help it worked

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