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Why wont my mixer speed up to full gear, why is all the tork in the mixer gone, what is the common part that breaks or wears out thus causes this

Ive got the hobart 20 qt a200 I had this problem when the bowl was too full and the load was too thick, I would then lower the bowl to alleviate the pressure then the paddle would speed up then i could lift the bowl into the paddle maintaining full tork and speed of the mixer

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Why are you over loading the machine against the user manual advice
contact hobart for spares or advice on the problem
cut back on the quantity of ingredients in use and make the mixture to the right consistency according to the recipe
if you still have a problem .take it to a hobart authorized repair shop and have it fixed

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Sounds like perhaps it needs a new motor .

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  • Anonymous Dec 13, 2016

    is it a common for the clutch to go out on these mixers, causing it to spin inside and not push the paddle?

  • Anonymous Dec 13, 2016

    here is the mixer in all three different gears, as you can see 1st and third gear are going about the same speed.


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Please submit more information of the actual problem.
One issue could be that 1st and 2nd are the same speed, but third is faster.That is caused by having the two nuts in the bottom of the planetary too tight. This pinches the bushings in the second speed gear which drives by friction faster than the gears of 1st causing 1st to slip. Back off the acorn nut and thin lock nut perhaps a half to a full turn. Hold the lock nut and tighten the acorn nut to it. You can tes the setting by pushing up on he planetary. You should see about a 1/16" movement.
If you only have one speed in all gears, either the internal gear selector is broken, or a key is sheared between a gear and shaft.

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Mixer making a grinding noise when turned on


It sounds like it is the worm follower gear, it is the most common gear to wear out as it takes the most pressure but it could also be one of the three bearings that are in there also, or it could be the worm gear, you will just have to open it up to look for wear. there are several really good videos on you tube that will show you how. it really is an easy fix if you are a good handy person, hope that helps

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My 325 watt, 5 quart artisan stand mixer won't work on "stir" speed. All other speeds work fine, but when I put the switch on stir, I just hear the motor whining like it's trying to work, but...


By not working to mean that the planetary gear wont move? or does it just make a weird noise when it is on a low setting? If the gear is completely stripped the unit shouldn't run on any speed regardless if there is mixture in the bowl or not. Since I can't see the mixer I would say that there might be a slight tear in the gear which would only allow the mixer to get stuck on a slow speed where as on a high speed it is running fast enough to skip that particular tooth. I understand that the mixer is brand new but when it comes to mixers you can strip a gear right out of the box depending on the consistency of the batter you are mixing. If the machine is under a year old it is under warranty and you are allowed free service by an authorized repair center in your area.

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The mixer motor starts and stops, it will not continue running on any speed. By playing with the speed selector you can get it running sometimes but you cannot keep it running if you change speeds.


Here is how your speed control works:

Speed Control
The speed control of the mixer is attained through the use of a governor assembly mounted at the rear of the control plate assembly.
The electrical circuit is made and broken by the action of the fly ball governor revolving against the control plate.
When the switch lever is moved to an ON position, the position of the control plate with respect to the governor is changed by the action of the switch lever.
Thus, when the control plate is set close to the governor, a relatively low speed of the motor causes the governor to make or break the mixer’s electrical circuit through the control plate.
When the control plate is set farther away, a greater motor speed is required before the governor starts breaking the circuit.
The action of the governor is such that the speed of the motor will remain constant for a given setting of the control plate within certain loads.
After certain loads have been exceeded, the speed of the motor will drop to meet the torque requirements of the given load.
Speed is controlled by the governor and the control plate in conjunction with the phase control.

TRIAC RMS VOLTAGE
BOTH CONTACTS OPEN - 40 VOLTS
ONE CONTACT OPEN - 80 VOLTS
BOTH CONTACTS CLOSED - FULL VOLTAGE
NOTE: The triac regulates the power the motor sees depending on control board contacts.
A device called a triac is a part of the phase control circuit.
This device determines the amount of power the motor sees dependent upon the condition of the control board contacts.
If both contacts are open, about 40 volts RMS is applied to the motor and about 80 volts is applied when either contact is closed and the other is open.
When both contacts are closed, the triac is full on; consequently, full power is applied to the motor. In this way, the speed is controlled.
If the mixer motor begins to run too fast for a
particular speed setting, one or both contacts open, which cuts back on the voltage the motor sees, thus slowing it up.
If the motor operation becomes too slow, one or both contacts will close, applying the needed voltage to the motor to sufficiently increase motor speed.
This is always accomplished through the triac.
The control plate contacts control the triac, and in turn, controls the amount of power supplied to the motor.

The control Plate for your mixer is PN
W10119326
http://www.marbeck.com/mixers_kitchenaid_parts.html

If your not good with tools / meters or tedious repairs do NOT attempt this yourself.
The service manual for your mixer can be found here
http://www.f-ems.com/download/DownLoad.aspx?DocsID=082009012917

and is:
LIT4177310-C


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It sounds like either your main shaft nuts are loose in which case you can tighten them up. Tighten the bottom planetary nut first then draw up the main shaft with top side nut but not to much. Its possible to overtighten this. You tighten the top until you feel it getting tight then back it off a little. Otherwise you can pinch the gears and everything tight to the shaft by over tightening and your shifter speeds wont work right.

Or If thats not it, Has the transmission been apart recently? Its possible to put that top gear in upside down which will lock it up when turned on. and break additional parts. I'm talking about that two part gear assembly that has the spring loaded diving key in it. Match up the wear points. you should be able to tell which way is up by the wear on top or bottom of that gear.

Hope that helps!

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It sounds like you may have a broken worm gear inside your mixer which is a common problem.It is a wearable part which transfers the power from the motor to the main drive. It may be chipped or damaged right now, and running it will cause more damage. Part number for the worm gear is W10112253. This does however require some know how to replace. Hope this helps

Thanks

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Hi. Lubrication of the planetary is essential for your mixer. If you're still under warranty (1 year) call Kitchenaid for a replacement mixer but don't tell them that you disassembled anything.

If out of warranty, locate Chevron FM ALC EP-2 food grade grease for your mixer AND the planetary.
If you haven't already done so, go to kitchenaid.com, click on customer care, then click on manuals search. Enter your full model # in the search window and locate the parts list for you mixer. Download it, it will assist you with your servicing and will have all the part numbers for your mixer. If you need a new trans housing insist that it be METAL!

I would also remove the transmission cover, inspect it for cracks if it's one of the cheap plastic housings. If you find cracks, you have more problems with potential internal damage caused by these cracks as this housing supports two important gears and shafts. When it fails these gears skip and cause damage to the gear cogs and bearings. Kitchenaid's replacement housing is made of metal. Hopefully all you need is the planetary greased.

If this solution has assisted you, please rate it. Good luck! ricardok45

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My 20 qt. mixer has no power in speed #1.


Hi All. Since the original poster has not responded to my request for ML and spec. #'s, I'll offer a solution based on a spec.# 3943 for anyone with the same problem. This is an older model A200 with a solid aluminum gearshift lever.

Stop using the mixer!!!

The slow speed gear (1st. gear) is engaged by a "diving key". Over time this key can wear to the point of failure, or break entirely and will no longer engage. This failure only affects the first gear, allowing the second and third gears to function properly. If you can stop the mixer attachment by hand while in 1st. gear, then you have the above problem. The unit must be serviced. If the key has been sheared there is the potential for a broken piece of this key to get into the trans. grease and cause further damage to the mixer. For a Hobart Tech., this is relatively easy to repair as a minimum number of parts need to be removed in order to expose the diving key.

Call your local Hobart office to schedule a repair. If you've never done any repairs on this model, do not tackle this project by yourself. I you have some experience with this model goto the hobartservice.com website, register for free and then download the parts list. Ensure that you have the list for the 3493 spec.

Good luck!

If anyone has been assisted by this solution, please rate it. ricardok45

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This is a service manual for a lot of the KitchenAid mixers. Might give you an idea on how difficult it is to work on before taking the plunge.

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