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Hobart model a200t not working propery. Just hums when turned on

When turned on, the mixer just hums, and the gears don't move. I have looked on the Hobart website, but their troubleshooting guide is unavailable. Does anyone know what the problem might be with the mixer, or can anyone tell me where to find a free troubleshooting guide? Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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  • aplatson Jan 04, 2009

    We took the front cover off, and the motor is not spinning. One day we turned it on, and it just hummed. That said, do you think a bad capacitor is the problem?

  • aplatson Jan 04, 2009

    Or, would this occur if the motor needs to be rewound?

  • aplatson Jan 04, 2009

    Serial number is 11-334-594. The number below that is 19205. I'm not sure what the number means. It is a one-piece back cover. I believe it is a mechanical capacitor.

  • aplatson Jan 04, 2009

    We have the back cover off, and there is a fiber plate fastened to the cover with 3 yellow wires attached. Everything looks clean and in good shape. Nothing smells burnt. A heavy shaft, which could be the rotor and can be taken completely out, slides back out of the assembly with the worm gear on the inside end. The worm gear is covered with grease and appears to be in good shape. Would the capacitor be in between the fiber plate and the cover itself? And, would the capacitor cause the problem we are having? Or possibly the relay?

  • aplatson Jan 04, 2009

    We will check on that tomorrow and get back to you. Thanks!

  • Anonymous May 11, 2010

    Was this mixer working before? If so what were the circumstances under which it broke? Is it doing the same thing in all gear selections. ricardok45.



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Hi sir
i have a hobart mixer model A200T
need a dough hook/arm
how to i get it from hobart

and what will be the cost for that attachment

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Take top front cover off see if motor is spinning when turned on? hum can come when motor is running or transmision jammed or motor has issue like capsitor bad or start switch inside motor bad.

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  • doobo67 Jan 04, 2009

    what ever you do unplug it don't let it hum. what kind of motor is on it hobart early ones had brush motors then mechanacl capacitor start thyen electronic start. look in back cover does it have removable corners ? or is it a one peice back cover? if you see a capacitor or brushes is next ? look at the data plate does it have a ML# or Spec #

  • doobo67 Jan 04, 2009

    most cases the motor will be ok just don't run it or try to until you figure issue out.

  • doobo67 Jan 04, 2009

    yes that serial number is for sure not a brush motor to get the back off take the round cap with four screws of first. there is two nuts one locks to the other you can get the first one off with a punch tap conter clock wise with a hammer also take out a big round spacer before you tap its in front of the bearing. then tap the back nut same way. then the washer off. then take the four screws on all four corners and when out pull on the cover I use the cord strinfelief it should pop off be carefu its hooked up to wires remove it but leave wires conneted so you know where they go. if it has a switch it will be a brown fiber piece with contact on one end. sheck that contact. make sure it is two pints like on a car they do burn off. make sure the copper sping load is not broke. then look at the cap see if it has black stuff ozzing out smell it it will smell if its blown. then tell be what you see when you get this far

  • doobo67 Jan 04, 2009

    the cpacitor is facined to the back of the plate with the fiber switch its a big black tube shape . there should be tow 7/16" bolts hoding the metal braket with the switch. also on the rotor is a rotating part with a balck plastic round thin with two springs on it this is cetrifical operated when motor stats it operated switch it moves away from switch. what color are the winding shuld be brown or copper color no dark black. look at the cap tak it off and see if it has black stuff ozzing out of the top where wires hook on it.



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