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KitchenAid 7 Qt owners - need help

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Hi,

 

Dh just surprised me with an upgrade from my 4.5 qt Ultra Power to the 7 Qt.  I adjusted the bowl clearance on the flat beater so that it just clears the bowl (as indicated in the user manual).  My question is about the 11-wire whisk attachment.

 

It clears the bowl beautifully, but I swear I hear it tapping the sides of the bowl.  I called KitchenAid and a customer service rep told me that it will do this, but I wanted to double check to see if anyone else hears it tapping the sides of the bowl when it's going.

 

Thanks!

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Yes. the whisk attachment flexes slightly to make sure it can reach the bottom and sides and sometimes makes the tapping sound.
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I have had my 7 qt cherry red KA since May of this year (mother's day gift from my DH).  I love it!  The whisk does make a tapping sound, but I have used it many times with no problems. My 6 qt does the same thing, so I never thought anything of it.  BTW there is a flat beater with the attached rubber scraper edge now available for the 7 qt bowl.  (I bought mine from Williams Sonoma).  Very handy. 

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Thanks for the replies! I'm happy to hear that it's normal. icon_smile.gif
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