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I have an old kitchenaid K5-A mixer that I inherited from my grandmother. It has been working fine until recently. When my wife turned it on to mix up some cookie dough, the engine started to smoke. I would like to get this fixed since it is such a nice mixer. Could it be dust from all the years of sitting around or something else. If I can get an idea of the problem, I can get it fixed for her. Thank You, Kevin Clemmons

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Well Kevin your mixer is indeed old and the parts for it are most likely no longer available. I would first visually inspect and wiring in the unit. if this seems okay, it could be that your field winding is gone or the worm gear inside that drives the unit is simply burnt out. hope this helps.

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