How To Reset Kitchenaid Sink Grinder

By Max Anthony •  Updated: 07/11/21 •  6 min read

How To Reset Kitchenaid Sink Grinder

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When we think about Kitchenaid we think about kitchen appliances for some reason. We can’t think of them as anything else. The company has had many years in the market and they are known worldwide for their quality appliances.

In this post, I will explain how to reset a Kitchenaid Grinder. It is just like a garbage disposal but it grinds food in the sink and was used by people who don’t have a garbage disposal unit or an environment that does not allow them to use a garbage disposal unit.

By resetting Kitchenaid Grinder you will be able to use your appliance to make sure that it is in good working condition before you purchase another one. You will also be able to save money on your next purchase.

If you have recently bought a new kitchen sink grinder and are wondering how to reset it because of an issue, you’re in the right place.

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What are some of the most common issues with Kitchenaid Grinder?

The motor will not turn on

When you turn on the motor it won’t run properly. This is because the power cord and the plug are not plugged into an electric outlet.

This is a very common issue that I noticed with my grinder. It would work for about 2 minutes and then go off again. This was most likely caused by a faulty cord and a loose connection that needed to be fixed.

The blades are stuck

The blades will not go around the bowl. The motor will spin and the blades will just not move. I have noticed this issue with the Kitchenaid grinder that I purchased.

This is also a common problem and may be caused by a loose connection in the motor or a damaged connection in the motor. This is an easy fix though if you have this problem. You need to make sure that there is enough space between the water and the bowl so that when it spins you can get it to spin properly.

The motor is making noise but does not work properly or at all

The motor is making a strange noise that sounds like grinding teeth or grinding sandpaper. This issue can cause many problems. The motor can burn out quickly if it is not working properly. It may also cause other parts to burn out.

This may seem like a minor issue but if the motor is not working properly the whole appliance will be useless.

What are the methods to troubleshoot a Kitchen Sink Grinder?

Take the first step to resolve your problem and to troubleshoot Kitchen Sink Grinder. If you are the owner of a Kitchen Sink Grinder which is not working at all, you should try to troubleshoot them with these four methods.

Check if there is power in the sink grinder.

Try to turn on the sink grinder and see what happens. If it turns on but it does not work properly, you need to look for a problem in the electrical wiring.

Check the fuse in the electrical system.

You can check the fuse with a multi-meter. If you have a multi-meter, then check the fuses one by one and see if it is working properly. If it is not working properly, then replace that fuse with another one which looks similar but works.

Check the power cord of the sink grinder.

The power cord is an important part of any electrical appliance such as this one. When the power cord is not connected properly or damaged, it will not work properly. If you have noticed that the power cord is not working properly, then you need to replace the cord with another one which has the same specifications.

Check for water in the electrical system of the sink grinder.

It is common for a sink grinder to have water in them when they are not working properly. This water will be caused by a broken seal in a hose or if there is a small crack in the hose. If you notice that there is water in the sink grinder, then you can try to remove it.

How to reset Kitchenaid Grinder?

Step 1: Unplug machine

Move it away from kitchen outlets and other electrical appliances like the microwave, toaster, etc. This is important because you never want a machine in the line of fire of an electric outlet and shorting out on other electrical appliances.

Step 2: Turn the power off to the grinder

Turn off the power to your appliance by pressing the power button on top of grinder.

Step 3: Move the grinder to a safe location

If you have the sink unit in your kitchen, then just move it away from the sink. If you have the cord loose, make sure that it is not touching anything. This will prevent a short circuit and will avoid damage to both your appliance and your electrical outlets.

Step 4: Check for obvious problems

Check for obvious issues like water dripping into the motor or blocked pipes. If this is not an issue, then check for any issues with the cord or with the power outlet that you are using. It’s likely that either one of these issues is causing your grinder to not work properly.

Step 5: Clean off any debris or food particles on the blades

The motor is very important. If it’s not working properly, then the food that you are trying to grind will not get turned into a fine meal. You want the blades to be clean so that you can grind the food properly.

Dry them off or replace them if you have any issues with them.

Step 6: Plug in the Grinder

Turn on your machine and see if it works properly. Make sure that the power cord is tight and that there is no water dripping into the motor.

Step 7: Reset your Kitchen Sink Grinder by pressing and holding the reset button

You will need to press and hold the reset button on your Kitchen Sink Grinder for a few seconds. If you have a single-reset button, you will need to press down on it for about 5-10 seconds until it resets.

Once you have pressed the reset button, your Kitchen Sink Grinder should start working again.


Kitchen Sink Grinder Repair may be something that you will need to consider when you are having problems with your Kitchen Sink Grinder. If you are unable to fix the problem on your own, then this is something that you should consider hiring a professional for.

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