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There was a smell of burning, i.e. very hot wiring insulatiuon (?) on old Kenwood Chef Model 901. Could it be the motor or some other component, and can I repair it? If it is due to overloading due to dried out lubrication, how can I fix this as well? Many thanks.

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  • btb5 Sep 26, 2008

    Yes Alex, you were absolutely right. When I thought it was the motor, I was prepared to dump the whole machine as it would have been far too expensive to repair. But your comments encouraged me to take the machine to a local repair shop (well, 22 miles away, but that's close in Cornwall!) and they fixed it for less than the very expensive transport costs for the main company advertising on Google. Thanks for your help.


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Hi sometimes, its not the motor, maybe its the speed control, in this model same A701 its centrifugal system, if the capacitor or resistor not working fine, give this smell . you must give your Kenwood for repair or check

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