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5K45SS KitchenAid Mixer - Overview

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Models starting with 5K45SS

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$5.15

Retaining Ring

This metallic retaining ring is less than an inch in diameter. It is made entirely of metal.

$5.15

GEAR-WORM

This worm gear is an inch and a half in diameter. It is used for some of Whirlpool's brands of mixers.

$5.15

Motor Brush

Used on Stand Mixers. Sold Individually.

$8.51

Flat Beater

This has a powder coated finish.

$21.79

WHIP-WIRE

Used with Stand Mixers.

$10.26

Worm Gear and Bracket

Used for Kitchenaid Mixers.

$5.15

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.

$5.15

Transmission Case Gasket

This part is used with Kitchenaid Mixers.

$5.15

Retaining Pin

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

$5.60

Foot

Sold individually.

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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
  • 95 of 125 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
  • 53 of 55 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
  • 49 of 53 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