Plastic gear housing in stand mixer fractured causing gears to crash

ApplianceKitchenAid Small Appliance


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers


Oct 22, 2008

41 out of 55 people found this instruction helpful

Removed four screws to remove main cover. Removed four more screws to remove fractured plastic gear housing cover. Removed retainer ring and slid two gears and dowel off main shaft. Lifted out remaining gear train and bearings, Removed all grease and metal chips from all components. Greased new gears and reassembled. Replaced plastic gear housing cover with oreviously purchased die cast replacement part. Assembled main cover.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Grease - Approx. 1 pound

Part Number: PS357146

In Stock

Bevel Gear

Part Number: PS401575

In Stock

Hub Bevel Gear Attachment

Part Number: PS401576

In Stock

Retaining Ring

Part Number: PS401634

In Stock