Kitchenaid stand mixer would get stuck (stripped gear)

ApplianceKitchenAid Small Appliance

ModelKG25H7X

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers

Lucy From El Dorado Hills, CA

Jul 21, 2007

19 out of 24 people found this instruction helpful

First I removed the screws that hold the silver band and the top of the mixer (cover). I removed the cover. I then removed the 4 screws that hold the gear housing and removed the housing. I removed the worm gear and removed the bearings and the washer from the "old" worm gear and put them on the replacement worm gear. I took gear grease from the cracked housing and packed the replacement gear with this grease. I attached the gasket to the replacement housing. I placed the attachment gear into the replacement housing and placed the housing over the gear assembly. I then put the mixer back together and ran it for a few minutes to dispurse the gear grease. I just mixed up some bread dough and everything seems to be in working order. I have never done this before so I hope it will continue to function properly.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Worm Gear

Part Number: PS986966

$28.02
In Stock

USE WPL 8212396 (Now subbed to Gearcase/Transmission Housing)

Part Number: PS1871466

$20.10
In Stock