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4KG25H3XOB5 KitchenAid Mixer - Instructions

All installation instructions for 4KG25H3XOB5 parts

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All Instructions for the 4KG25H3XOB5
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Thumb screw

  • Customer: Linda from Lynden, WA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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the plastic covering the thumb screw cracked almost half way and lost the piece....so the new one is being used to replace this old one...very easy to install

Mixer is running in high speed then shut down.

  • Customer: Scott from Farmingville, NY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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I replaced the switch component twice and I still have the same problem. I will purchase a new motor now see if that works? I'll post what happens thanks

worm gear was wore out and needed replacing

  • Customer: Loren from Franklin, ME
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
removed the cover as stated in the e-mail and followed their recommendations on how to do the repair, the hardest part was removing the retainer clip, job went smoothly. thanks

Teeth worn/broken off part of the worm gear

  • Customer: Paul from Manns Choice, PA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed shroud and gear case top. No snap-ring pliers, so I used two small vice grips, one on each lobe, and spread and "worried" the ring up the shaft. Changed out all ghe grease in case of metal chips. Put it back tegether. Works fine.

Stripped worm gear

  • Customer: OLIVER from ANCHORAGE, AK
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Used the meat grinder attachment, with the retaining ring too tight for the motor to turn the augur, so a gear stripped and the mixer would not run. I opened the mixer top, removed the transmission cover, removed enough grease to diagnose the problem (6 teeth stripped off the steel worm gear). I ordered a replacement steel worm gear and, while I was at it, a new retaining ring, bevel gear, retaining pin and the large planetary gear, as I could not tell the condition of these until I disassembled the whole gear train. I then removed the gear train components (needed a snap ring pliers to remove the retaining ring -- I don't recommend trying to remove it with an y other tool), washed them in acetone, cleaned out the transmission case and went over it with a magnet to get stray gear tooth remnants, replaced the worm and bevel gears and reassembled, using the original planetary gear, retaining pin and retaining ring. Filled the bottom of the transmission with planetary grease first, then, once the gear train had been replaced, slathered a big pile of grease over it, replaced the transmission cover. The machine then ran perfectly, so I replaced the mixer's top cover and decorative band and was back in business mixing with it about 30 minutes after cleaning the last of the grease off my hands. I should mention, I used a LOT of paper towels for this job. This was a fun job and I was sorry that it was so easy to do, as I enjoy working with gears and grease.

The motor was running but the mixer wasn't turning

  • Customer: Steve from Cornwall, VT
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
After trying to make a batch of heavy frosting, my KitchenAid mixer final stopped turning. After watching a video of how to change the grease in a similar model on PartsSelect and seeing it wasn't that hard to take apart, I decided to give it a try myself. Removing the cover exposed a completely worn gear drive. Luckily, it was easy to determine which parts needed replacing and PartSelect sent them in no time. Once I put everything back together, it sounded terrible which was pretty tough to take. As it turned out, the problem was flecks of metal from the gear were still in the grease and were getting caught in the mechanism. Once I thoroughly cleaned all the grease out and gave it some fresh grease the machine worked great. Much better than before. I only wish I had swapped the grease out at the same time. Thank you PartsSelect for saving me hundreds of dollars on a new machine!

Worn worm gear

  • Customer: Dennis from Frankfort, IN
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The KitchenAid is "old school" in that it is held together with simple (but very stout) bolts and screws. I removed about 10 such fasteners, slipped off the gear retainer, and pulled it out. On Sunday, a very nice customer service rep helped me order the right part, but I did the rest on line in a matter of seconds. It shipped on Monday and arrived on Wednesday. Took about 10 minutes to put everything back. I REALLY WISH everything was this easy in 2012!!!

no power and have bad noise

  • Customer: Man fui from East Brunswick, NJ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
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remove the cover,take out four screw from gear box,remove the gear box,clean all gears,then you see damage gear,replace it ,install new grease.

Install as per any accessory

  • Customer: David l from Heath, OH
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Ordered part on Sunday, arrived on Tuesday morning. Mixer ready to use after washing and installing part.

bevel gear chewed up by the hub bevel gear

  • Customer: Leonard H. from Rustburg, VA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
took mixer apart down to removal of gear case cover.upon removal of this cover found the bevel gear and hub bevel gear chewed up .removed them both then replaced them both.and also had to solve a clearence problem between the 2 gears they were too loosely meshing. so had to push the hub retainer closer to take up the meshing slack.not sure my repair will hold but i have another set of gears and another solution that will surely fix it.

bevel gear was stripped

  • Customer: Mark from Florence, OR
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
opened the mixer.. all screws in kitchaid are the same so not to worry... opened up and replaced the gears... and put it back together... diagram helped in that front and rear bearings of connecting gear are the same # on diagram it is easy to confuse when you put it back together, but the item number and description of each helped make sure it was in the right place. Otherwise... time to fix would have been less....

stripped gear.

  • Customer: Craig from Cawker City, KS
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
took mixer cover off, took gear box cover off, removed gears, replaced gears, replaced covers, made cookies, no problem!!

head of screw was broken in half

  • Customer: marjorie from juda, WI
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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I looked on line found the product sent in information and 3 days later was in my mailbox,great service and ease of ordering. thanks marjorie

A broken part

  • Customer: Donna from Statesboro, GA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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I went to the web site and had a new part ordered within minutes and received it within a couple days! It could not have been easier!

Mixer would not fully rotate under any load

  • Customer: Rick from Warwick, RI
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removing the cover of the mixers "guts", it was immediate evident the a major gear had lost a few of its "teeth". Parts Select clearly offered the required part of this $300 mixer for a favorable price. I was fully impressed that it arrived within 4 days or my ordering the part. I simply exchanged the damaged gear and restored the mixer to service and I'm fully impressed with the Parts Select Company for their swift response to my needs.
All Instructions for the 4KG25H3XOB5
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