- That makes sense, because I had the problem in 2002-2004. KarenMessage 1 of 9 , Feb 2, 2013View SourceThat makes sense, because I had the problem in 2002-2004.
On Jan 31, 2013, at 11:52, "Geoffrey S. Mendelson" <geoffreymendelson@...> wrote:
Geoffrey S. Mendelson wrote:
> The problem you had was most likely during the period right after
> Whirlpool bought Kitchen Aid. They replaced the metal gearbox with a
> plastic one to save money.
> Eventually, around 2005, they had so many returns that they went back to
> an all metal one. The part (it's a complete unit) is relatively cheap,
> and it's a drop in replacement.
This is an example, found with a quick ebay search:
Geoffrey S. Mendelson, N3OWJ/4X1GM/KBUH7245/KBUW5379
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