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Mixer quit working

Several months ago my friend was making bread with my KitchenAid mixer. She says the machine just stopped. She let it stand for several minutes and it still did not work. So she thought it was not working at all. But yesterday I tried it so see what happened and it worked. I ran it for 10 minutes and it seemed to work OK, but was noisy. Although I was running it with no load on it. I just had the beater attached to it. I don’t really know what would happen if I put a load on it. What do you think is wrong with it, and how could I fix it?

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Quite likely you overloaded the capacity of the motor and it simply overheated. The brushes inside the motor may be burned out/corroded. I suggest putting a light load on it and seeing how it performs. Often, when this kind of thing occurs, a bit of light duty use will get the motor back into good working order. But be careful to not over-tax the unit again. There are several different KitchenAid mixers on the market, some nothing more than ornamental, all the way up to commercial-grade.

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I have an Epicurean mixer 475 watt, Model @ KT2651XWW use, used 2 mo. ago. Cake mix, now I am needing to use it and it will not turn on at all, went thru all gear (nixer) speeds, nothing. Help!

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