Introduction

This guide will illustrate how to replace the motor on the KitchenAid KHM512ER.

  1. Insert the back of a plastic opening tool into one of the beater holes Apply force to pull the circular plastic part off.
    • Insert the back of a plastic opening tool into one of the beater holes

    • Apply force to pull the circular plastic part off.

    • If necessary, use the other side of the plastic opening tool to pry the circular plastic part off.

  2. Use a Phillips 2 screwdriver to remove the two 20mm screws holding the bottom plastic piece in place. Remove the bottom plastic piece using a plastic opening tool.
    • Use a Phillips 2 screwdriver to remove the two 20mm screws holding the bottom plastic piece in place.

    • Remove the bottom plastic piece using a plastic opening tool.

    • Your screwdriver may not be long or narrow enough to reach the screws in these holes. If that's the case, use another screwdriver.

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  4. Using a Phillips 2 screwdriver, remove the three 20mm screws holding the motor assembly in place. Use your hands to remove the motor assembly and circuit board.
    • Using a Phillips 2 screwdriver, remove the three 20mm screws holding the motor assembly in place.

    • Use your hands to remove the motor assembly and circuit board.

  5. Firmly grip the motor in your hand. Using pliers, pull the connectors off the motors. Some force may be required. Be careful not to cut yourself on any electrical components. Some force may be required. Be careful not to cut yourself on any electrical components.
    • Firmly grip the motor in your hand. Using pliers, pull the connectors off the motors.

    • Some force may be required. Be careful not to cut yourself on any electrical components.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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