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The switch is broken

The mixer switch will only work on high (level 3). I have checked the internet and this seems to be a relatively common problem. However, I have not been able to find a solution. Do you have any ideas?

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  • wf1992 May 05, 2008

    Same problem. On my second mixer. Love it while it works, but if I can't fix it, I don't think I'll be dumb enough to give Braun more $$ to buy a third! Now how the heck do I open this thing??



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Mine did the same thing. I found the ball bearing inside the switch had fallen off. Put it back on and it works like new!

Pull the mixer case apart. Push in on the seam in the front and back and it will pop open after you remove the 1 screw. Pull the switch apart. There is a spring inside the top part of the switch and a small (1/8") ball bearing should be on top of the spring. Chances are, it has fallen off. Find it and stick it back on the spring while holding the top part of the switch upside down. Put the mixer back together.

Posted on Aug 03, 2008

  • John Doe Nov 19, 2012

    When I popped mine off, a rubber gasket was loose so when I wedged it back in between the housing and the circuit board of the switch, and put it back together, it ran on all three speeds again! Calling Brauns number got me no whereas they do not make the mixers or any parts and all I got was the dumb reply off the script from a P&G call center, somewhere in the Pacific so much for P&G being helpful or understanding that some items don't break. Then again, I bought Mr. Clean products that they no longer sell refills for either,


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I just fixed mine. My daughter dropped it (again) and speeds 2 and 3 failed to work so I disassembled it and found a broken center terminal on the power transistor. I saw a fine crack so I soldered it. I also added much needed strain relief to the heat sink. It works fine now. This is a poor design. The power device has a heat sink attached and there is no strain relief so the transistor can move back and forth at least 3/8". For a tool that sees a lot of vibration and shock, this heat sink should be tie strapped or have hot melt glue to prevent movement. Gary

Posted on Dec 31, 2008

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    Eric Krueger Nov 11, 2013

    Nice catch on the broken IC leg, Gary. I wouldn't have found it without your post. Eric


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What you said was true but it didn't solve the problem. Switch must be bad also.

Posted on Aug 06, 2008


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