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KitchenAird KSM 500 stopped because of heavy flour. Wife restarted it and it makes a metallic noise and then stops. My search indicates it might be worm gear. Any suggestions. I live in No. VA--any sugestions for small appliance repair places..

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  • ibyke Mar 23, 2011

    The mixer does work once my wife cleared the up the mixing bowl. I ran it for about 10 seconds but turned it off for fear of further damage. Isn't it likely to be the sorm gear since it's designed to fail to save the metal gears?

  • ibyke Mar 29, 2011

    Your solution was incorrect. Using a video on you tube for guidance, I replaced the worm gear and the mixer works perfectly. I used parts readily available to retail customers for a job that wasn't complex. It took me almost 2 hours because of a couple of solvable obstacles and because I keep reviewing the video.

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Yes, most likely the gears have been stripped, they will have to be replaced. This is a complex job and the parts aren't available to retail customers - they will have to be specially ordered. It's better to take the unit to a repair shop.
The only certified service shop in Virginia is
Hobart Sales-John L. Nelson Jr. Inc.
1739 Kelly Road
Richmond, VA 23230
Phone: 804-353-1275
Fax: 804-358-6926
You might find that the one from Maryland is closer
Waters Appliance Service
216 E. Diamond Ave
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Phone: 301-258-7500
Toll Free: 800-225-5009
Fax: 301-869-3118

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  • Azrael SRL Mar 23, 2011

    No, there are no sacrificial parts inside it. Actually there are just 5 rotating parts: the rotor of the electrical motor with the worm screw machined in it, the worm gear with the planetary shaft attached to it, the planetary gear and the tool shaft attached to it. So either one of the gears was stripped or one of the bearings got deformed. Either way it must be replaced.

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