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Viking 6430 hand wheel is stuck

Where can i oil the machine and check the belt

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Viking sewing machine model 6430 will only sew backwards

bbragg77 is mostly correct. It is not the camstack. Although they will crack, but that is all together another problem. It is the stitch length/reverse mech. You can manually work it back and forth to free it and I like to use break cleaner to get it free then re lubricate. A good service shop can put you back in business. And yes Viking does not support 6000 series machines any longer.

Posted on Jul 25, 2009

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SOURCE: Viking 2000 6430? sewing machine, only sews in reverse.

Your stitch length dial is stuck. Your machine is in need of oil. If you open the back of your machine and see the bit that moves when you turn you stitch length dial. oil that bit and warm it with your hair dryer. It should become loose. It take a bit of warming and working the oil into the machine. You have to repeat this process a few times.

I do have the service manual at sewingnz@gmail.com

Posted on Jan 26, 2010

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Certified Viking parts are only available from an authorized Husqvarna Viking dealer. However, there are some third party parts companies online. You should be able to find these using Google Search. However, I strongly recommend you have the machine serviced through an authorized Husqvarna Viking dealer. You can find the nearest dealer by click on the "Dealer" link at http://www.husqvarnaviking.com
Good luck.

Posted on Feb 11, 2010

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