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Reverse button does not work and machine only sews on reverse Kenmore 385.1884180


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My Singer Sewing machine (model 6215) is now only sewing in reverse. After pressing the backstitch button, the button seemed to stick in the backstitch position. I was finally able to pull the button out but my machine continues to only stitch backwards. What do I do now?


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I have a kenmore sewing machine model 385 1551 6000 serial number 24 231 961. when i push the button to make it reverse, i cannot unreverse it adnd make it go forward.


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The reverse won't work on my singer 9018 sewing machine


STITCHING IN REVERSE\012\342\200\242 To reinforce beginnings or ends of seams, push in\012reverse lever (1). Machine will straight stitch in\012reverse for as long as you hold the lever in.\012 ... SewShop.com Singer Model 9018 Instruction Manual

I got this sewing machine , can anyone tell me what this control box is used for ?. It is mounted under the table in front of the motor,It says Control Box on the front and two push button number settings with can be adjusted up or down from ( 0 to 9 ) ,Next to these settings are two toggle switches. One is marked start with on and off and the other switch is marked end with on and off. Above these switches it it says Back Track . The tag on the box says ( Type LE -BB -24 - 110 - 220, 2


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I have a new scoba (irobot) the battery is charged the tanks were fillied and every time i hit the power button and then clean the machines "check the tank" light came on. i have done all the proper instruction checks an i have done all the trouble shooting section. the machine will only work (and that is for 5 minutes drying its head) when i hit power and the clean button twice. so obviously the machine is somewhat working


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We have a Necchi model # 3205fa sewing machine. The machine was working fine. Now everything seem to be working but the material won't advance. It just stays in one spot. Thank you, Dwight Willett [email protected]


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Vacuum Model 116.24614400 Unplugged working machine to move to a new area. Plugged it in and NO POWER TO MACHINE. Checked plug and it is working fine. Is there a reset button? thanks You, Barb [email protected]


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Where can I order the following parts for my 1952 KENMORE SEWING MACHINE MODEL #117583, SERIAL #48054: : #5107 carbon motor brush (2) #5110 motor brush spring (2) #5111 motor brush spring cap (2) String for starter control lever Pulleys, screw and nut washer to attach string control Best sewing machine ever and still working like new, and I want to keep it that way. Thanks.


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I bought an old Juki Baby Lock 418 at a garage sale. It will sew for 3 or 4 inches and then seems to be off timing and locks up. I have no instruction manual. Is there a manual available for this old machine? I would prefer a downloadable manual because I already have money invested in the machine which doesn't seem to work. It was suppose to have been gone over at a repair shop before I purchased it and was told that it worked. .


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With my K6 Industrial Singer sewing machine the top thread seems to be too tight. The bottom thread is looping too much on the top of the fabric. The timming is ok. I have checked and rechecked that I have threaded it correctly. It was working great the other day. Please help as we are live out on a property and too far out to get someone out to look at it. Thanks Tania Sorry no category for sewing machines on your list


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Borrowed Brother XR7700 Sewing Machine 1st: Sewed one inch OK; moved fabric and it stopped sewing, motor made thudding noise. When push-button (NOT pedal) is used, gives error E6, consistent with motor noise. 2d: In order to check threading had to manually PULL bobbin case toward me or it was UNDER needle plate. Cleaned a fair amount of dust out. Reinstalled bobbin, etc., per manual, rethreaded. 3rd: Will sew 2-3 stitches, then packs up again just like in 1st instance above. Have st


Have you checked your needle. it could probably be bent somehow. you should replace it first because that also can confuse the sensor causing that error.regards ... Vacuums

We have a Singer 626 sewing machine. It's an old mechanical machine with heavy metal parts. The stitch selector was stuck, I removed the top and helped the selector to move. when I had to move the selector again, it was stuck and I pushed too hard and broke a component. I can fix the machine if I had a repair manual. I need to buy a repair manual. How and where can I get one? Thankjs Charlie PS. Im pretty mechanicly inclined and I was able to clean the machine and get it to work after


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There was no category for sewing machines....so I picked small appliance. When I depress the foot control E1 flashes on the LCD screen. I've followed the steps in the manual but it continues to flash E1. The machine will not operate. This is a brand new machine. I've used it only 3-4 times in the last 2-3 years. It worked perfectly until now.


What make and model of sewing machine do you own ? the more information you provide the easier it will be to assist you . ... Vacuums

I have a Husqvarna Viking Designer sewing machine. The fuse blew in the machine and I am having trouble finding a replacement fuse. It is a T3.5/250v glass fuse. Please let me know where to find one. I have searched the internet high and low and can't find one. Radio Shack has a 3.0amp 250v slow blow fuse whick seems to be the right dimensions. Willl that work. Otherwise, I am not sure what to do and can't afford to take the machine to a repair show. Thank you.


That fuse will work no problem. There is no harm in trying it.The machine probably requires about 2 amps or less under normal operation. Being a 3.0 amp slow blow fuse, it will withstand short bursts of extra current when your machine get ... Vacuums

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Top thread does not pick up bobbin thread, also clicking sound when needle is down under plate, as if it is hitting something. Please help I have a job to do! This machine is new it's a Singer Inspiration Model 4228. It worked just fine until I finished my first sewing job on this machine. I'm hoping you can help me! Thank you, CD


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It will work-about 1 in 50 times of trying. when i put in a file and press MDR button it makes a whirring sound and the screen will say any one of several things e.g.no disc or corrupt file.If the data file is put in before machine is switched on-i then get YAMAHA MDF 2 and nothing happens when i press the mdf button.


The unit is basically a floppy backup machine. In your case the actual floppy reading unit has failed. Since this is a custom mechanism it means that the unit is pretty much dead - no replacement parts for it. If you are willing to try everythi ... Vacuums

I have a Janome DC2007LE sewing machine. I am trying to do a regular buttonhole. I have the correct foot on and the buttonhole lever down inbetween the gap. I also have my button in the back to make the correct size buttonhole. When I start to sew it will make the front bartack and then only a few stitches into the left row. Then it beeps three times quickly and shows bL in the screen. I can't find what that means. and don't know what I'm doing wrong. It is doing this with both square an


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