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Worm Gear and Bracket

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Fix Number: FIX11740516
Manufacturer #: WP240309-2
Manufactured by: Whirlpool

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Used for Kitchenaid Mixers.

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Replacing your Worm Gear and Bracket

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Mary
December 3, 2022
Need worm gear tower assembly . What part number do I need
For model number Artisian ksm150pser
Hello Mary, thank you for your question. When you say Worm Gear Tower, we believe you are referring to the Worm Gear and Bracket part FIX11740516. There is a video of installation. We hope this information will help you.
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Internal Worm Gear to Electric Motor Stripped
After looking at your sites great exploded views I was able to disassemble the motor assembly. Replaced the brushes and damaged gear assembly . Reassembled Worked great.Wife's china made mixer had diecast internal parts that shattered after her attempt to mix cookie dough. Now with this USA made Kitchen Aid Mixer she can mix concrete with coke bottles and never work hard. Thank You for you great site and delivery ethic. Only wish my Hitachi ex50urg excavator had a parts exploded views as you do. Also Worm gear and bracket had improvements to redirect lube grease to keep improved gear material well lubricated.
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  • Customer:
    Eric from GAITHERSBURG, MD
  • Parts Used:
    WP240309-2
  • Difficulty Level:
    A Bit Difficult
  • Total Repair Time:
    1- 2 hours
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers, Wrench set
Worm gear broken, mixer motor runs, no spin
https://youtu.be/1QsgPIL9FpA

I followed these video instructions. Note: you will need the roll punch as a substitute will not work. Also, use the punch before removing the stand base as this will make it easier to keep it stable.
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  • Customer:
    Kenneth from Huntley, IL
  • Parts Used:
    WP240309-2
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    30 - 60 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
Our 33 year old mixer was making a grinding/screeching noise.
I disassembled the mixer as shown in the online video & replaced the part which was attached with 3 screws. The noise is gone & my wife is happy! And, I am happy that we did not need to spend hundreds for a new mixer. I would recommend that if you think that this part will fix your problem, that you replace the entire worm gear & bracket unit rather trying to replace only the plastic worm gear because that would involve a greasy mess of more work for a savings of just a few dollars.
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  • Customer:
    Lisa from OXNARD, CA
  • Parts Used:
    WP240309-2
  • Difficulty Level:
    A Bit Difficult
  • Total Repair Time:
    More than 2 hours
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
My mixer stopped turning
I watched a 3 part U-tube video. Part 1 take it apart. Part 2 grease it and replace the worm gear. Part 3 put it back together
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  • Customer:
    Donald from Stuarts Draft, VA
  • Parts Used:
    WP240309-2
  • Difficulty Level:
    A Bit Difficult
  • Total Repair Time:
    1- 2 hours
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
Paddle would not turn but motor was running fine.
Found plastic worm gear stripped. Ordered part from excellent parts breakdown sheet provided by this site . Looked up above model mixer on U Tube and watched video on "How to repair KitchenAid Mixers. Thanks to this site for prompt shipping.
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  • Customer:
    Kathy from Estes Park, CO
  • Parts Used:
    WP240309-2
  • Difficulty Level:
    Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    1- 2 hours
  • Tools:
    Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Stipped the worm gear (wouldn't turn anymore)
My mixer was a heavy-duty, so the stand is stationary (doesn't flip up like the video's all show). After trying for about 30 minutes to figure out how to get the top off to expose the gear (about step 5), I finally took out the large screws that connected the base to the top (just under the top section, and found that underneath that plate there were four additional screws that were holding the two halves of the top together. Very easy to install the new gear. After putting the two halves back together, BE SURE TO TURN THE GEAR UNTIL THE HALVES SETTLE ALL THE WAY BACK INTO PLACE. Mine nested in, but was off about 1/16 - 1/8" so I couldn't get the pin back in. I finally put the hole punch in the hole and jiggled it a little bit and it settled in the last 1/8" so that I could put the pin back in. Easy, peasy from there! :)
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  • Customer:
    Michael from Kent, WA
  • Parts Used:
    WP4162324, WP240309-2
  • Difficulty Level:
    Really Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    1- 2 hours
  • Tools:
    Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
stripped out the worm gear
This is a relatively easy repair. There are a number of steps to getting access to the gear and bracket but easy to figure out. Once the assembly is opened up the gear bracket is exposed and three screws removes it and reinstalls the new piece. Once it is exposed I recommend cleaning the inside of all the old grease and putting fresh in. I also recommend replacing the Transmission Case Gasket. Both can be purchased from this site. Then reassemble. Prior to putting the back housing piece on, which is the one of the last pieces take a few minutes to look on uTube for instructions on how adjust the speeds of the mixer. This is also very simple and frankly shouldn't be overlooked. Many mixers seem to loose "speeds" over time. A tune up repairs all the presets so the mixer is running at the appropriate speeds and all the speeds. Mine seemed to not have two of the speeds, and initially I thought I had lost some gears. But a tune up restored them.
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  • Customer:
    John from Bismarck, ND
  • Parts Used:
    WP240309-2
  • Difficulty Level:
    A Bit Difficult
  • Total Repair Time:
    30 - 60 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
Worm gear was broken and mixer would not work
followed the instructions and video on web site and it went very well. Repaired two in the last 10 days and both went as planned with no issues. Great site, service, and instructions. Will use them again.
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  • Customer:
    charles from wichita, KS
  • Parts Used:
    WP240309-2
  • Difficulty Level:
    Easy
  • Total Repair Time:
    More than 2 hours
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
Stripped nylon worm gear
Down loaded repair manual off line followed instructions.
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  • Customer:
    ERNEST from West Bend, WI
  • Parts Used:
    WP240309-2
  • Difficulty Level:
    A Bit Difficult
  • Total Repair Time:
    30 - 60 mins
  • Tools:
    Screw drivers
Auger would not spin
Remove two screws on trim band, drive pin from auger shaft. remove screws on underside of motor head, separate lower from upper halfs. lay upper half aside, remove three screws securing worm gear and bracket to unit, lift off and replace with new part. reverse procedure to assemble.
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Model Compatibility
This part works with the following models:
Fix Number: FIX11740516
Manufacturer Part Number: WP240309-2
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