Skip to main content
Product Help | KitchenAid

Cleaning the Fruit/Vegetable Strainer

How to Clean the KitchenAid Fruit/Vegetable Strainer

First, completely disassemble fruit/vegetable strainer attachment.

The following parts are dishwasher safe:

  • Grinder body
  • Grinder worm
  • Strainer cone
  • Strainer tray
  • Splash shield
  • Ring
  • Combination food pusher/wrench

The following parts should be hand washed in warm, sudsy water and dried thoroughly: Spring and shaft assembly.

Stains on white housing

Some foods may stain certain parts. These stains may be removed by using one of the following methods: (1) place dishwasher safe parts in the dishwasher and use a cycle for normally soiled dishes, or (2) rub a small amount of oil or shortening over the stains, wash in warm, sudsy water and rinse. A small bottle brush can be used to help remove the pulp from the strainer cone.


Still need help? Contact us or schedule service.

Please contact us or click below to make an appointment from our preferred list of service providers for service on your appliances.

Interested in purchasing an Extended Service Plan?

Please click below to learn more on how you can save up to 25% on New Appliance Extended Service Plans within 30 days of your appliance purchase.

United States


  • Was this article helpful?