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Kitchenaid classic motor runs, "whirls" (you can hear the motor spin) but beater won't turn under any pressure, will turn with water/liquid but nothing with drag like dough. Had been mixing fondant.

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    Johnny May 11, 2010

    when it does turn does it sound normal?

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It sounds like the teeth on the worm gear have been stripped. You will need to take the head apart to confirm, then you can buy a replacement gear for example from: http://kitchenaidmixerspares.co.uk/Home/tabid/36/ProductID/292/Default.aspx

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