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Kitchenaid ksm90 problem

My kitchenaid ksm90 has started rocking. the head is actually tilting back and forth ~1/4 inch when it operates. why has it started doing that?

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    what is the required periodical maintenance for the kitchenaid model ksm90

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Hi,
Check the mixer's accessories, these should be fitted well. Also check the mixing tool it should be aligned properly so it won't rock.

Hope this FIXYA the problem.
Post me back if it doesn't.

Posted on Feb 08, 2008

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Back and forth?
please be in more detail..

Posted on Feb 08, 2008

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  • dewan nafees ahmed Feb 08, 2008

    Main support number is 1-800-422-1230, 1-800-541-6390

    Email supporthttp://www.kitchenaid.com/custserv/conta...

  • dewan nafees ahmed Feb 08, 2008

    ok fine
    remove the back cover, and try tightening the two (on top) adjustment screws. that might help

  • dewan nafees ahmed Feb 08, 2008

    dont forget to rate this solution.

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easily. Do not force the beater onto the Shaft if the shaft is bent.
If it cannot be removed easily by hand, use a soft rubber mallet
(not a steel hammer) to slightly tap the beater so it can be moved
up and down the shaft or from side to side. Then you can easily
turn the beater left and remove it from the shaft.

From Kitchenaid Manual:
To Attach Flat Beater, Wire Whip, or Dough Hook
1. Turn speed control to OFF.
2. Unplug stand mixer or disconnect power.
3. Tilt motor head back.
4. Slip beater onto beater shaft and press upward
as far as possible.
5. Turn beater to right, hooking beater over pin on shaft.
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1. Turn speed control to OFF.
2. Unplug stand mixer or disconnect power.
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