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The gearcase grease and housing gasket needs replacement. this will require alot of disassembly and the use of kitchen aid specific grease.

Posted on Aug 25, 2010

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The beater will not come off and it's leaking oil


These are two separate problems.
The beater is probably being held on by dried/solidified flour. Try keeping the section where the beater joins the mixer head wet with water to loosen up the dried "glue." (Give it some time.)

The oil leak is caused by the grease separating. You can try running the mixer on high for a few minutes to re-mix the grease. If this does not correct things, you will need to clean out the old grease from the gearcase and replace it with new. See the Service Manual at:

http://www.kitchenaidparts.eu/documents/pdf/service-manual/classic-svc-manual-new-email-version.pdf

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Mixmaster is leaking oil from the beaters


Here is a link on YouTube. It may not be for your model but it can give you an idea: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8eKHVvNX5eY
How to Fix KitchenAid Stand Mixer That Is Leaking Oil

Apr 04, 2014 | Food Mixers

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Beater hard to remove...oil leaking out of the place where you insert the beater


The agitater shaft that the beater attaches to is bent and needs to be replaced. It's easy to do . You should replace the shaft , pin, and seal above it. You may also want to replace the part the shaft mount through, to stop oil leak. You can google the model number and find a parts breakdown for the part numbers .

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My K45SS is leaking some kind of oil or grease from the part of the mixer above where the mixer part attaches. It otherwise seems to be functioning fine.


its gear oil from the gear box that the motor turns to make the beaters turn,you need to replace the seals or keep adding food grade oil before you dry out the gearbox and ruin it

Mar 09, 2010 | KitchenAid K45SS Classic Stand Mixer

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We have oil leaking from around the rotating part that holds the beaters. How do I stop it?


the beater is simply pushed away from the bowl edge temporarily and stops, as the rubber groove loses contact with the rotating bowl.

Jan 31, 2010 | KitchenAid Food Mixers

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I have oil leaking from the beater shaft. a lot


TRY REPLACING GREASE IN GEARBOX AND MAKE SURE YOUR FELT COVER IS IN PLACE (AND CLEAN) THAT SITS UNDER GEARBOX.
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Jan 05, 2010 | KitchenAid KSM150PS Artisan Series Stand...

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Kitchenaide mixer...leaking oil underside of


KitchenAid uses a grease in the transmission, and anything that may drip from the transmission will be very low in quantity.

If you want to disassemble, clean, and re-grease to remove the liquid part that has weeped out of the existing grease, do so with a food safe grease.

Dec 21, 2009 | KitchenAid Food Mixers

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Leaking oil


Leaking of oil in a stand mixer is not necessarily indicative of a large problem.

Kitchenaid stand mixers are overpacked with oil to last the lifetime of the motor. If the motor sits idle for some time (is not used), the oil may begin to drip from the gears and settle. Oil leakage may primarily be seen from around the beater shaft or planetary action.

A stand mixer can lose up to a 1/4 cup of oil before it needs to be serviced.

It is recommended to run the mixer on speed 10 for 2 minutes in order to redistribute oil back into the motor. In order to prevent future occurences, this is recommended to be done every 3 weeks if mixer is not being used.

Jun 27, 2009 | KitchenAid Classic Stand Mixer

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KitchenAid 250 Watts; Classic: Leaking Oil


Found this,may be helpful.
Why do I see oil leaking from the beater shaft of my stand mixer?
Some KitchenAid® stand mixers that are not used very often or have been tipped may experience slight oil leakage from the shaft or hub attachment. To avoid the oil leakage, KitchenAid suggests that you run the mixer weekly for short periods of time. Generally, the mixer may lose approximately X cup of oil before repair is necessary. The oil used is FDA approved and is not harmful to consume, should any get into the food that you are preparing.
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Dec 15, 2008 | KitchenAid K45SS Classic Stand Mixer

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Leaking oil


thats the planetary seal thats leaking.the seal is cheap its the labor that may be costly.is it just a nuisance leak or a lot?you dont want any oil to get in your mix.

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