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Kitcchen Aid mixer making a grinding noise

Hi - I have the Kitchen Aid Ultra Power 300 stand mixer.  While making batter for banana bread this morning it started making an awful grinding sound.  The mixer still turned, but the noise is unbearable and the unit started to get very hot. I've had it for 12 years now and use it only once or twice a month, cleaning it and putting it away after each use.  Any thoughts?

 

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  • rustle Nov 22, 2007

    my mixer started having a low level grinding noise as if something was loose and then stopped turning on all together. Is there a manual to describe disassembly of the mixer?

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Common problem. Worm gear & bracket #PS734273 about $36.

Posted on Nov 05, 2007

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    Russ Jul 07, 2016

    Changed our worm gear, cleaned and installed new grease and still has grinding scratchy sound when mixing dough

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Need to check the worm gear and bearing one of either is in need of repair

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