20 Most Recent KitchenAid K45SSWH model 45SS Classic Stand Mixer, Mixer Style Tilt-head, All-Metal Construction, Direct Drive Transmission, Bowl Finish Brushed Stainless Steel, Motor Wattage 250 Watts, Flour Power 8 Cups, Mixing Bowl Capacity 4-1/2 Quart, Planetary Mixing Act Questions & Answers


Remove the brush caps on the sides of the motor housing and check the carbon brushes. If they are worn out replace them. They are keyed and will only fit properly one way so be observant. If that's not the problem remove the back cover and check for broken wires on the black control plate. Make sure the switch on the bottom inside of the control plate is making contact. If still faulty check the cable for continuity to the control plate, cable connects to the black wire and the white wire on lower left of control plate. After that you need to check for continuity of the field coil windings. Only thing left after that would be the phase board pcb just above black speed control plate at the back.

KitchenAid... | Answered on Sep 07, 2014


Hello there,

Sorry to hear you are experiencing an issue with your appliance. If you have a KitchenAid Tilthead mixer, please see the attached link with

KitchenAid Food... | Answered on Oct 09, 2019


Sorry to hear you have an issue with your appliance. If you have the KitchenAid Tilthead mixer, please see the link to help page below that will, hopefully, assist you in resolving the issue you are experiencing:

https://www.kaparts.co.uk/Help/KitchenAidHelp/KitchenAidMixerHelp/HeadofMixerBouncingorWobbling/tabid/659/Default.aspx

KitchenAid Food... | Answered on Oct 09, 2019


Check that you have put the carbon brushes in correctly, they are "keyed" on one corner so will only work one way. Look in the hole with a torch to see the blocking corner in the bottom.

KitchenAid Food... | Answered on Oct 05, 2019


That sounds like you have broken a shear pin. These pins are through a spindle and shear off if too much load is put on the drive train. There is enough grip to turn the beater under no load, but the spindle or gear spins under load. look for a small silver pin through one of the drive cogs.

KitchenAid Food... | Answered on Sep 30, 2019


Without knowing which model mixer you have I cannot be specific as there are 5qt models with very different motors. Parts are available and the mixer can be fixed. Doing it yourself makes it much more affordable.

Service Manuals covering the two types can be found at:

Professional 5/6 quart:
http://ep.yimg.com/ty/cdn/mendingshed/kitchenaid6qtservicemanual.pdf

4.5/5 quart:
http://www.kitchenaidparts.eu/documents/pdf/service-manual/classic-svc-manual-new-email-version.pdf

KitchenAid Food... | Answered on Jul 30, 2019


The adjustment procedure is the same and there are springs on the two adjustment bolts. Thereafter, things are very different on the K45.
No speed or torque can be caused by:
1. Bad brushes, or most likely
2. A bad resistor. There are three wires on the resistor. It should read 190 ohms (or there about) across the red and white wires and 95 ohms (or there about) across the black wire and either of the other two.
3. A bad field coil (stator).
4. A bad armature.

A replacement resistor, field core, and armature are extremely difficult to find.

The Service Manual for the K45 and K5A can be found in the files section of WACEM, you just have to sign up to the site:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/WACEM/

Look for "K5-A, K45 Original Service Manual"


KitchenAid Food... | Answered on Jul 30, 2019


You need a "step Down Transformer" Available on ebay for about $10-$11 see this link https://www.ebay.com/itm/1600W-WATT-220-TO-110-VOLT-TRAVEL-POWER-VOLTAGE-CONVERTER-TRANSFORMER-STEP-DOWN/261271470822?epid=2280961078&_trkparms=ispr%3D1&hash=item3cd4fe42e6:g:uyYAAOSwWV9bPnrq&enc=AQADAAAB8KX%2FKt4E1xf3SDqEdBclaYb3BEV2goiLGFm8pFHXtqqWxpi8UuZ%2B1UmMICagX0mPwzYtCPZLcL0E6Vaah6ZHw722DadNzkh3SM4MH25CRSPyDz9KvizBus75NMrUzhlRLp%2B4V42jC8hHgHYIYx%2B%2F4ycoFIijohPaTQWlPWqQoiUUUNXGfcFmCpcoSSrOtf3PVZcoJ9puUxTsrWPljut5U1XkLTUpfC8GRbje9eRdiyaqM1czASyOWZZgzA57iczV5z3vANeoEC%2BNacVC7bZrYUq5aG3%2F%2FawiBxNf8TwriwXCOw4nCe1FY2tLmRo1wBhjzLcjKTSoA9NXOgfP9yx2GAHB0aImAG6lwuD1Gjsbujapr0tOx303NO4%2FGDIjh23zBM2fFEjQ2lGE4u18hjWq90SC6CeIR6MRzjQmQFq0b%2BCQhZ966xg8sO6%2FP5M15emZQZPI4Wuwx6hC%2FWdQTFVmAkRx5XK1ZrG1qEUEGpPaD1FfdbI0tdiajTnoGtyj%2BYHYMLv7LJIQy8LPkNOtVsM4s4wNyFX29hZBcd90%2BBD9nVBT5XxRvvRld9N6uirS7H1399hftHO5SQD%2F44k8oA6tIY8fkYHruTeGLpXXjdFSuaWZZIJ0ehjAYwCMW6mHoymA2EJQOmGfV1RnrN%2BpaghdG54%3D&checksum=26127147082247fa4391f0f146d69550a6c6cdd31f82

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KitchenAid Food... | Answered on Jul 12, 2019


This sounds like an issue of beater to bowl adjustment, which can come out of alignment naturally over time and with use of the machine.

If the flat beater is striking the bottom of your bowl, this may cause the locking mechanism to loosen and may cause the mixing head to "bounce" during use.

Your Use and Care Guide will cover the "beater to bowl adjustment," which you can do at home in a few minutes with a flathead screwdriver.

KitchenAid Food... | Answered on May 16, 2019


Bucksmom, Sorry to hear you mixer is 'leaking'... I hate it when that happens. You don't mention how old or what model your KA mixer is? I assume you mean the band around your mixer with the Kitchenaid logo, when you say 'kitchen aid ring.
Your mixer does have an internal gear mechanism (transmission if you will) which converts the electric motors rotation into the mixer rotation and those gears are located within the mixer. The gears were lubricated at the factory, but depending on the age of your mixer and how it is used, it is possible that the grease has leaked beyond the gasket and that is what you are seeing now.
It is possible to disassemble the mixer to determine where the grease is coming from and troubleshoot if anything else might be wrong within the transmission.
Hopefully the leakage is not getting into your food being mixed. Kitchenaid Grease should be 'food grade' grease, but you still don't want to ingest it.
I hope this helps... Howard, Burke, VA

KitchenAid Food... | Answered on May 16, 2019


Did you buy it new? If so, use the warranty, just call their customer service and they'll.help you out!
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KitchenAid Food... | Answered on Mar 31, 2019


Unfortunately, this happens a bit. See the Service Manual which will show its replacement:

http://ep.yimg.com/ty/cdn/mendingshed/kitchenaid6qtservicemanual.pdf

KitchenAid Food... | Answered on Mar 28, 2019

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