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Capacitor value needed for KitchenAid stand mixer 3-C

I have a stand mixer model 3-C and the capacitor is blown. Does anyone know what the value is on this capacitor so that I can find a replacement? Thanks!


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Had the same problem with mine, and couldn't read the values, so took one out of another mixer that was good. the tested value on the good one was around 107 nano farads. run your mixer without the cap for a short time only, to see if the speed problem is corrected. If slow speeds will work, then you know it to be the capacitor. Do not leave out for long period of time, you will burn out contacts and poss. outher components

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Hey had the same problem with a k5a they have them at radio shack part 272-1053 hope this works on yours

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