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I think I may have gotten water in my Kitchen Aide mixer motor.

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I think I may have gotten water in my Kitchen Aide mixer motor. Now it only goes fast - it doesn't change speeds.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Small Appliance
Expert:  woody463 replied 3 years ago.

Hello from JA
My name is Woody.
I will be glad to assist you today.
I have been servicing ALL Major Brands of Appliances for 32 Years,
and have over 100,000 in home repairs under my belt.

May I have the model number of the unit to better assist you ?

It will be on the bottom of the unit.

and how long ago did you get it wet ?

And when you set it for a low speed does it still run ,but just a a high speed or is it dead on a low setting?

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

K45SSWH

I just got it wet earlier today

It runs fast on all speeds
Expert:  woody463 replied 3 years ago.

It could just be an issue of it needing to dry out!

Are you able to set it in the sun or blow air from a fan on it ?

I just hate to have you take it apart if it just need to dry out .

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Ok -- I will do that --- Can I get back with you next week after the holiday?

Expert:  woody463 replied 3 years ago.

Sure can just save the URL to your favorites and just reply back directly to me

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Hey - Guess what - I had it laying on it's side and some water drained out of it and it is just fine now. I was just paniced. Thank you for your help

Expert:  woody463 replied 3 years ago.

No problem but just let it fully dry out befor you run it for a long time .

Glad to assist you .Have a safe and happy 4TH

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