Question about KitchenAid Food Mixers
It will run fine without the filter if you choose to bypass it. If your 110 volt filter is not up to handling the 230 volts the filter will only go bang and smoke it won't harm anything else. I have looked at the capacitors on a 230 volt filter and they are 250v - 275v so just read what's on your 110v filter. What you need to change is the armature, the fields and the small phase board under the back cover..
Posted on Dec 18, 2017
SOURCE: 110V 6ohz - 220V 50hz
Kitchenaid mixers are not recommended on the use of a converter as they are not tested under such conditions. Understanding this, using a convertor on your mixer may automatically void the 1 year warranty regardless of age.
There are international Kitchenaid dealers available if you are requiring 110V. You may contacted Kitchenaid Customer Service for more information.
Their toll-free telephone number is 1-800-541-6390.
Posted on Jul 08, 2009
Hi SHIRLAFINK, you do not need to 'oil' the transmission gears on a KA mixer. Your KA mixer comes with enough grease to 'last a lifetime' - whatever that means?
Depending on the age of your mixer and how heavily you use it, there may be a time when you might want to replace the grease, but that period is usually measured in years of useage.
Of course if one of the gears strips or breaks, you will need to replace all the grease when you replace the broken gear. Attempting to use salvaged grease jeopardized the remaining gears if pieces of metal or plastic debris are suspended in the old grease.
I hope this helps - hslincoln, Burke, VA
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Posted on Mar 15, 2010
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You don't need to seat the brushes. Remove the brush caps and pull the brushes out by their springs, being VERY careful to note the position of them since they only go back in one way. Measure the free length of the spring before pulling it out. It is critical that you write down the length sticking out with very slight pressure on it so that it is seated against the armature when you measure.
Clean the curved surface of the carbon brushes with a sharp knife being careful not to scratch the curved surface. If you have them installed wrong they will not go all the way in and will not contact the armature and it will not run. Measure the length, as done above, of the spring to make sure it is in correctly!! If it is not in correctly the spring will stick out 1/4 inch longer than it should.
Posted on Apr 21, 2010
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