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KitchenAid 575 Professional Mixer

The attachments (wisk, paddle, hook. etc.) now touch the bottom of the bowl when mixing. Is there someway to adjust this or does indicate a particular problem we can address? HELP!

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Read the instruction manual. There is a screw to adjust the beater height, it is where the mixer joins to the stand.

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