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Bosch mixer doesn't run!

It seems that the switch is out. The mixer is about 25 years old and I have used it fairly heavily in the past for bread (up tp 5 loaves) and my husband used it for grinding meat. Recently it stopped working when using the blender attachment - our daughter was making smoothies - it started again for one use and now that Christmas is here it stopped entirely. Moving/jiggling the on/off knob got it to go for a second then nothing.
Could it be the switch? How long do these mixers last? Would there be a local repair shop or is this something we could do?
Thanks for your help!

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  • JoniL Dec 11, 2007

    Thank you! Will try checking HD/L for a switch.

  • icbm Feb 06, 2008

    I have a similar problem with wornout switch. How do you take the unit apart to get inside to look at switch?



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It sounds like the switch to me.mixers last awhile as long as there not overloaded.The brushes in the motor also go bad but i think the switch is your problem.Goto home depot/lowes and take the switch with you,dont forget to mark the wires.If they cant help you goto graingers (its a electrical/plumbing wharehouse).let me know,you can use an universal switch if the one you cant find isnt availiable.

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