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Product Help | KitchenAid

Head Bouncing or Wobbling - Tilt-head Mixer

Possible Solutions

NOTE: Some movement of the head is normal but the mixer head should not come unlocked during proper use.

Is dough being kneaded? 

It is normal for the head to bounce a little when kneading bread or heavy beaters.  Ensure you are not kneading bread at too high a speed as it will make the head bounce worse and can cause permanent damage to the locking mechanism. 

Is the head of the mixer locked into place?

If the beater is too high, the mixer head cannot be locked into place.

CLICK HERE for more information on how to lower the beater.

Is the beater scraping the bottom of the bowl?

If the beater is too low, it will push into the bowl, and cause the mixer head to bounce.

CLICK HERE for more information on how to raise the beater.

Is the silver pin on the base of the mixer loose or protruding?

If the silver neck pin is loose, it can cause the mixer's head to bounce.


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