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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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  • Dee Dueser May 15, 2008

    The tilt release won't work. I cannot tilt the head back, therefore can't get the beaters released or the bowl off the plate. I have cake mix in the bowl!! Help!!

  • Dee Dueser May 15, 2008

    I cannot get the head to release on the mixer. I have tried pushing the button over and over, plugged in and not plugged in. I cannot get the beaters or bowl to release because the head is stuck in the down position. Please help ASAP!

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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!

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