gears were stripped from overload of bread dough

ApplianceKitchenAid Small Appliance

Model550HD

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers

karl From Eureka, MT

May 16, 2011

2 out of 3 people found this instruction helpful

At the back of mixer is 1 screw that holds metal band. Remove to reveal 4 screws that hold top half of mixer. Inside locate transmission housing remove 4 more screws. Inside housing carefully scrape away grease and broken bits of gear. Take out worm gear drive shaft wipe off and inspect. Clean up grease inside tranny locate keeper ring on vertical shaft spread and slide off use 2 screwdrivers to jimmy gears up. Replace with new parts put back together and use fresh grease. Not too hard at all and alot cheaper than a new kitchen-aid.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Worm Gear

Part Number: PS774065

$6.27
In Stock