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Bowl Lift The bowl lift on my KitchenAid Epicurean is stuck.  It still moves, but it takes a gorilla to move it.  The mixer had only light use so far--perhaps it needs oil?  Help.

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Re: Bowl Lift

I had this problem and fixed it with some grease on the bowl lift lever. I used coconut oil for the grease as its obviously food grade. I greased the exterior which was the cause of the problem and the inside of the bowl lift lever. To get to the inside you can flip the mixer over (unplug it first) and remove the base with 3 screws to improve access. If further disassembly is reqired the C clip can be removed from the bottom of the mechanism and then slide the spring out. The bowl lift stand then comes out (you need to remove one screw if it catches) and you can easily reach inside. When putting it back together get someone with small hands. The C clip is easy to drop in the machine and easily lost.

Posted on Feb 15, 2012

Re: Bowl Lift

Same problem here, went from working perfectly to mix cookie, now I can barely move!

Posted on May 03, 2008

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