Worm gear stripped.

ApplianceKitchenAid Small Appliance


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Screw drivers

Stephen From Colorado Springs, CO

Nov 30, 2010

7 out of 10 people found this instruction helpful

Removed mixer motor housing by removing 5 obvious screws.
Removed plastic transmission cover by removing 4 obvious screws.
Down load parts exploded drawing from PartSelect.com
Found the worn part by the shiny teeth on the large gear.
Found the large worm gear on the drawing and ordered the gear, and associated bearings. Did not need the seal.
Removed worn part, assembled new gear and beargings in same manner as the worn part, and placed new part in mixer.
Replaced transmission cover gasket.
Repacked grease from transmission cover onto the new gear.
Replaced transmission cover (4 screws).
Replaced mixer motor housing (4 screws).
Replaced mixer trim band around the motor houseing joing. (1 screw).
Plugged it and and it works, good as new.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Thrust Bearing Kit

Part Number: PS401594

In Stock

Worm Gear

Part Number: PS986966

In Stock

Transmission Gasket

Part Number: PS1488426

In Stock

Front Bearing

Part Number: PS2338652

In Stock

Rear Bearing

Part Number: PS2341596

In Stock