Question about KitchenAid KSM150PS Artisan Series Stand Mixer

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The lock don't work properly

The lock on my KitchenAid doesnt really work,It keeps popping out and the motor head opens. Can somebody hel me? This machine is e weeks old.

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  • sanyijudit Jan 14, 2009

    it didn't work. It will slide into the locked position, but when alittle upward pressure is applied (like when mixing dough) the head lifts and the switch slides into an unlocked position.

  • sanyijudit Jan 14, 2009

    Sorry! I'm new on this site,I do appriciate your response,I thought tha FixYaa! meens the problem was solved! Sorry again!

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2009

    My mixer has just begun doing the same thing, a bit startling when there is half a kilo of dough on the hook!



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That lock mechanism has one additional adjustment hole. You have to disassemble the mixer. I recommend returning it if you can. If not, see my posts on "removing the motor cover" and that adjustment must be made on the inside. You will also be able to inspect the lock itself to see if the tooth is busted off. Good luck.

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Make surE the lever is all the way unlocked before you put the motor unit down then push lever over to lock when motor is down!..If this does not work the unit is defective and I would return for a new one!!
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