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My kitchen Aid 600 pro was working just fine; I had the

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My kitchen Aid 600...

My kitchen Aid 600 pro was working just fine; I had the beater with the blue tabs on the side to scrape the sides of the bowl. When I stopped I was unable to remove the beater -- can you help?

Contractor's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old your KitchenAid is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?

1 year

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

The model - I think i-- is the Professional 600. And no, I don't think so.

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Small Appliance
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Small Appliance Technician: Engineer-Tech,
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Hello and welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will be helping you. Sorry you are having trouble with your Kitchenaid mixer. Please give me a moment to review your question. Please note that it sometimes takes a while to type responses and answers.

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Small Appliance Technician: Engineer-Tech,
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The primary reason your paddle is stuck is that it has very little clearance between the paddle and the shaft. When dough or anything gets in there and dries, it makes it very hard to get off. Sometimes the paddle can become slightly bent - also causing it to get stuck. The key is to expand the paddle with heat Here is what I would do in your case:

First try hot towels wrapped around the paddle for 5 minutes. Use some windex to lubricate the paddle at the shaft. Then try pulling it off after the paddle has heated it up. Sometimes you even have to use a screwdriver wrapped in cloth (to protect the mixer and paddle) to pry it off. If it does not come off the first time, keep trying. This method almost always helps work it free.

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