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I have a Kitchen Aid mixer that was my mothers and is very old (approx 30 yrs). It is only used every year or two, and while using it this week there was smoke coming from the motor. Please advise if there is something I can do (cleaning, oiling, etc.), is service or repair available, or is it best to buy a new mixer? Thank you, Karen Smith

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Purchase a DC motor with the same specs as the one inside. Clean and oil it while you are at it. You could do this all for less than $20 USD. If you aren't comfortable with fixing it yourself, then it will be upwards of $80-$120 bucks to fix it at a restoration/electronics store.

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