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Motor runs paddle does not move, oil from attachment port

I just purchased a KitchenAid K5SS Stand Mixer. As I was cleaning it up and checking it out I found that oil is coming from thr attachment port. Is this bad and if it is, how do I fix this. Second, I turned the mixer on and the motor started. The paddle did not move until I tapped it slightly then it began to turn. This does not always happen. How do I fix this.

Any help would be appreciated.

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I think this link will help you understand what is needed to fix your mixer.

You will need to purchase a gear. Here is link MarBeck should have it.

You may need to replace some grease. Make sure to use a non-toxic food grade grease.

Posted on Feb 02, 2008

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