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Blender base gear knobs broke off

The small gear like knobs on the blender base sheared off - only 3 years old. I guess they don't make kitchenaid like they use to.

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  • Jongsma Sep 04, 2008

    My blender coupling also sheared off of my KithenAid KSB5, purchased October 2005. When the blender needs to work harder due to some resistance, it jumps off the base and strips the coupling. Knowing this, I now hold it down when I use the blender, though it's inconvenient. Today, though, the entire coupling ground into powder while I was holding it down. Arrgghh!


  • Anonymous Nov 28, 2008

    i have the same problem and am searching for a solution

  • Anonymous Dec 11, 2008

    My blander base gear knobs were polvarized as I was blending a health shake. It only involved fruit. I need assistance to replace gear with something better than rubber.

  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2008

    Same problem. Black base gear knobs have all snapped off! Very frustrating! This blender is new.

  • statement581 Feb 20, 2009

    The same thing happened to me. Spikes started to break off within months and now half the black is gone. greg.rehwoldt@abc-amega.com

  • Anonymous Feb 26, 2009

    same thing happened to mine/ first I thought I had left the egg shells in it, shook the blender to see if it was on, then still heard it, sounded like spoon or glass in it.. sure enough.. the black base gear knobs broke off,I Love my kitchenaid.... do we get the parts free? do they back up the product? anyone know before i go buy a whole new base, maybe I can find one at a garage sale, but mine is such a pretty blue!!!

  • steeljean Mar 08, 2009

    I probably have used mine a dozen times and the same exact thing happened. I am going to call around. I have a bad feeling though.....

  • adriennesaw Mar 11, 2009

    Exactly the same thing has happened to mine. Haven't even had it a year. Noticed lots of black rubber "dust" and realised the turning mechanism had eroded to nothing.

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    There's a small plastic disk that has dropped down above the blade ... how do I reattach it?

  • Marie Greally
    Marie Greally May 05, 2014

    I have the same problem. A few weeks ago two of the black little knobs came off and yesterday all the remaining knobs turned to dust as I was using the blender. I was making breadcrumbs so there was very little stress on the machine. Can this be repaired?

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Http://www.fixya.com/support/t509590-kitchenaid_ks85_coupling_drive

Reports the same problem and a couple of solutions.

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