Kenwood KM400 / KM410 Chef Classic Stand Mixer - Answered Questions & Fixed issues

I couldn't remove the K-Beater as when I tried to turn it the whole mechanism turned with it. I couldn't even remove the splashguard! I was going to take it to the Kenwood factory (a few miles from home) but then I thought I'd give it one more go and this is what I did...
  1. Next to where the K-Beater attaches in the middle of the circular plate is a lug with a pointed-shape bolt on the end. Remove this with a spanner and the beater plus gear cog can be removed.
  2. Place some mole grips or wide pliers on a worktop and sit the cogged gear in to it and grip so that it won't turn.
  3. Now you should be able to remove the K-Beater!
Perhaps someone can suggest how to stop it happening again. I haven't attached anything since but will update this post if I have any other helpful tips.

Kenwood KM400 /... | Answered Yesterday | 10,315 views

where we can get Blinder spare parts
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Kenwood KM400 /... | Answered on Aug 26, 2018 | 1,027 views

Hi, the new style tools do not fit old style mixers, yours probably had the small circlip on the shaft, the new ones dont have this, and it's this what held your tool in place

Kenwood KM400 /... | Answered on Jan 11, 2014 | 87 views

Hi, Can you please send me copy of A701A service manual. My email address is [email protected]

Kenwood KM400 /... | Answered on Jan 11, 2014 | 638 views

I think you should contact a service rather than opening and cleaning your device for you to be sure that your device will be fixed correctly...

Kenwood KM400 /... | Answered on Aug 30, 2013 | 202 views

I have read on other posts that it is the nut at the top of the beater that is causing the problem. You need to rotate it downwards toward the beater in order to have sufficient room to push and rotate the beater out. This didn't work for me, nor did attempting to remove the whole plate by undoing the lug beside the beater insert. Now that I have worn the lug and the nut I cannot get it repaired at a Kenwood service specialist as I have attempted the repair myself.
My advice is to go straight to a professional. Whatever they charge it will be cheaper than being stuck with a machine you can only use some of the time and have to replace!

Kenwood KM400 /... | Answered on Jul 15, 2013 | 381 views

Hi, this is the drive pinion, have a look on ebay uk


Kenwood KM400 /... | Answered on Nov 23, 2012 | 224 views

A failed SCR or triac will not always show visually any sign of failure. Chances are good that is all that is wrong. If mixer had been plugged in when it got wet, that is all it takes. Also check the transient voltage supressors if the chef has them. They would be identified on the circuit board. as TVS or MOV along with a number. Only number to use is the one on the component.

If you can find ratings for the old devices, just matching the basic ratings should do. Just guessing, but the SCRs should be 20 amp and 400 volt, If the old ones are a lower rating than my guess, there is no problem with using the higher ratings, if my guess is low, go with the original's ratings. Manufacturer of device does not matter as long as ratings are at least comparable.

Kenwood KM400 /... | Answered on Feb 21, 2012 | 543 views

check the plunge of the kenwood by tracing the connector wire may it remove or if not so then the kenwood has got burnt.

Kenwood KM400 /... | Answered on Nov 05, 2011 | 88 views

UK Kenwood / De'Longhi Authorised Repairer Locator:

Kenwood KM400 /... | Answered on Mar 19, 2011 | 379 views

It is most likely a burnt out capacitor. They can be replaced for about £30, but it is not a DIY job unless you know a qualified electrician, there is soldering involved!


Kenwood KM400 /... | Answered on Jan 06, 2011 | 814 views

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