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5K45SS Whirlpool - Overview

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Models starting with 5K45SS

$2.70

Retaining Ring

$5.79

Worm Gear

Used in Mixers.

$3.83

Motor Brush

Used on Stand Mixers. Sold Individually.

$21.11

Wire Whip

Used with Stand Mixers.

$14.31

Flat Beater

This part has a powdercoat finish.

$2.70

Thumb Screw - Black

This part is used with the stand mixers attachments, as well as to hold the end cap to the front of the mixer.

$12.03

Worm Gear and Bracket

$2.70

Retaining Pin

This part works in conjunction with the worm and bevel gear.

$3.96

Rubber Foot

This part is sold individually. Use this with mixers or blenders.

$4.46

Transmission Case Gasket

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Speed Control Lever KNOB BROKEN

  • Customer: Robert from Minot ND
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 37 of 53 people found this instruction helpful
Pulled the Knob off of the new Lever then pressed it on the old Lever. I had to order the whole lever because it was the part nearest the knob in the illustrated parts break-down. I RECOMMEND THAT THE KNOB BE ADDED TO THE ILLUSTRATED PARTS BREAK-DOWN. read more

motor would run but mixer wouldn't operate: broken worm gear

  • Customer: Raymond from Shirley MA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 29 of 31 people found this instruction helpful
My girlfriends' stand mixer failed when the accessory drive cap fell into the mixing bowl and jambed the beater, spliting the worm gear. The teeth on this gear are made of nylon and are molded to an aluminum center. This part is designed to fail in situations like this, saving the more expensive transmission parts. Following a repair manual I found online, I... read more

Mixer was making clunking sounds and shaking

  • Customer: Robert from Minden NV
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 21 of 24 people found this instruction helpful
I removed screws in a sequence that I felt wouldn't further damage the mixer until I had it completely unassembled. When I found the broken worm gear, I went online to find a part. I found an exploded view, but the part numbering was old, and the salesperson couldn't tell me what the worm gear and bracket assembly consisted of, as I only wanted the worm gear... read more