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Well, I was attempting to replace my speed lever. In the process I removed the back cap (electrical circuit board) and the two screws on the side (flat, springs with magnets attached). After I replaced what I took off mixer will not start.

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I re-adjusted the springs/carbon and it still won't turn on. That's the only thing I did so not sure why it won't turn on. Help?? Thanks

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    Justin, made sure thhere correctly and it still won't turn on. Any other suggestions?


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Hello Lora,

I understand that you took you speed lever out to replace it and you took the brushes out of each side of the unit. The reason that the unit will not start is more than like the brushes are not installed the proper direction.

1. Unplug the machine
2. Shine a light in the hole on the hole on the side of the unit. You will notice a notch or a piece sticking out.
3. Take one of the brushes (magnet looking things) put the notch and the cut out in the same corner.
4. Repeat the samething with the other side.
5. Plug in and check and see if it runs

This should solve your problem with the brushes. IF you have any more questions about this mixer please post it to this discussion.

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