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Make sure the KitchenAid Mixer is firmly plugged into a working outlet and the cord is not twisted or split. ... If your mixer still will not turn on, it might be a problem with the motor brushes. If the brushes are worn down ... The most common sign of a failing hall sensor is if your mixer increases to top speed and then shuts down.
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Jul 12, 2017 - Once the steam has dissipated, the unit should turn on again (about 3 minutes). Resolution: If the mixer could have overheated during use let the mixer cool for at least 30 minutes and try to re-start. If you were making mashed potatoes when the mixer shut off it's possible that with excessive steam the unit ...
KitchenAid®. Classic Stand Mixer. Speed Control. Theory of Operation. And. Troubleshooting Guide. (revision date 6/19/2012). D. Pahl ... Mixer Does Not Shut Off page 6. Mixer Does Not Turn On page 7 ... the motor is not running (OFF) the governor ball plate is at its farthest forward position and when the motor is running at ...
Hi Emma, Not going to be much help here to be honest. We have the KM020 and this is the only problem we have had with heavy machine use in 4 years - and a minor issue at that. This place is good for spare parts http://www.buyspares.co.uk/
If you're in the UK, you can call this number 02392 392 333 and give them your post code, they'll let you know who the local service agent is. All the best,
the speed setting is in the speed control unit which by your statement is now broken
no parts around for the lovely old reliable machine which is now close to junk
take it to an appliance repair shop as they may have spare from another machine or can repair the fault
I'm not quite sure about this answer but it occurs to me that it could be the governor. It sits at the back end of the armature and as the speed control is slid to faster speeds the governor moves away from its rest position pressing against the control plate. If the governor's pivots were to be binding, even slightly, it would explain the symptoms you are describing. A service manual can be found at: