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Beater doesn't turn

My daughter dropped a plastic santa hat into the mixer while it was mixing, and it jammed the paddle. I assume it stripped the gears because the motor still turns on, but the paddle no longer moves. Any suggestions?

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Re: beater doesn't turn

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.

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