Question about Singer 7462 Mechanical Sewing Machine
a 6ya Repairman can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Repairman (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: singer solid state-bobbin part
Check your tension disks, with your presser foot up, and the tension dial on zero. Sometimes a piece of cotton breaks off between the tension disks and then prevents the disks to work properly. Also make sure when you thread the machine, the thread does go through the disks and over the take up lever. After you threaded the machine, before putting the thread through the eye of the needle, lower the presser foot and while pulling on the thread with your left hand, increase the tension with your right hand. Do it slowly and you should feel in difference in tension. If this is the case, your machine should work fine. Also use a ball-point needle on t shirt material. Good luck!
Posted on Nov 03, 2008
With your slide plate open, you will see 2 screws on the bobbin case. You need to adjust the one on the inside (not the one that sits at the edge of the metal strip). Do so very slightly. If you can't seem to get it adjusted, take a look and make sure there isn't any thread or lint in between the two pieces of metal that the thread feeds through. This can cause a loose tension.
Posted on Mar 01, 2009
Tips for a great answer:
Apr 22, 2016 | Singer 5050 Mechanical Sewing Machine
Dec 13, 2015 | Singer Sewing Machines
Apr 17, 2014 | Singer CG500 Mechanical Sewing Machine
Jul 06, 2013 | Singer Sewing Machines
Jun 04, 2012 | Singer Sewing Machines
Dec 30, 2010 | SINGER 7470 Sewing Machine
Nov 02, 2010 | Singer 1725
Nov 11, 2008 | Singer Quantum XL-6000 Computerized Sewing...
Jul 04, 2008 | Sewing Machines
Mar 24, 2008 | Singer 1116 Mechanical Sewing Machine
94 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!