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I received my mixer as a gift for my birthday in October. The bowl gets stuck and does not release from the base. I have to hit it a number of times with a rubber mallet to get it to release. Also when pouring out the batter, I discover that the batter was not all mixed from the sides and bottom. It seems as though the paddle does not reach close enough to the sides and bottom. Do I have the wrong bowl for this mixer?

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If that is the bowl that came with the machine it is not wrong. What happens from time to time is that the head on the mixer automatically adjusts causing the beater to not operate as it should. To adjust the head on the mixer place a dime at the bottom of the bowl, attatch the beater to the mixer and make as if you are going to start mixing. The beater should JUST touch the dime. If it doesn't touch it at all or is pressing it against the bowl, tilt the head of the mixer up to locate the adjustment screw located inside the shaft. Take a flat head screw driver, turn the screw clockwise (to lower the head) or counter clockwise (to raise the head). Place the beater back on the mixer, turn the machine on and see if it moves the dime moves. Once it is properly adjusted the dime should move ever so slightly.

Posted on Nov 19, 2010

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    Rory Nov 19, 2010

    Just another note: your bowl should be a 5QT bowl. Unfortunately there are no numbers on the bowl itself to indicate which one you are using but you should be using a K5THSBP bowl with handle.

  • fan56 Jun 03, 2011

    How's about why even the "right" bowl would be stuck?

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