Question about Sunbeam 275 Watts 2369 MixMaster Series Hand/Stand Mixer
There are two probable causes for this. One is that the insulation in the motor has broken down. This is definitely an unsafe condition, and unless you are a motor repair specialist there is nothing you can do.
The other cause is an accumulation of graphite around the brush holders. Fixing this would require pulling down the motor and cleaning the graphite away. This usually happens with motors that have done a lot of work.
It is normal that by the time the brushes have worn so much that the dust causes shorting the motor needs to be serviced.
Read this to understand what is required to pull the motor down and to reset the speed control:
Just cleaning the motor housing out thoroughly may get the machine running. I make no guarantees though. If the motor insulation is failing the motor will remain unsafe.
Posted on Jul 18, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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