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I have a problem with the switch. KSM2

I have a problem with the switch. The motor stopped in mid-grind. I dismantled. There are two springy contacts. One makes contact when the switch slider "wedge" pushes it. The other doesn't seem to be connected to anything. An ohm meters shows that both contacts have to be made before the motor draws current.

1) What is the purpose of the second spring contact - opposite the one driven by the switch? Should it be hooked behind the terminal so that it makes permanent contact?
2) How should the small, transparent plastic wedge be ortiented? If shifts when I screw the unit back together..


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It is good to repair the switch but it is best to have it
replaced. You may be able to repair it but the problem
will probably recur. However, you are in the best position to resolve the solution either to repair or replace the switch.

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