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The head will not realease

I have pushed the button and the head will not realease to let the head go back what can I do

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Re: The head will not realease

I had this happen while I was finishing my Christmas cookies. (note: unplug the mixer!) After reading some other posts, I undid the screws on the back of the mixer and removed the plastic parts to look at the inside. The nut on the bolt that connects the stand to the mixer body was really loose. I used a set of needle nose pliers to tighten the nut to the locking washer. Once I did that the button to release the body worked just fine! I put the reassembled the back parts and plugged it in to make sure it worked. There were 8 screws I had to take out before I could remove the knob assembly and get to that bolt and nut. Hope this helps!

Posted on Dec 30, 2008

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