Question about Bernina 1008

1 Answer

Where is the had wheel relaese in bernina 1008

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Novelist:

    An expert who has written 50 answers of more than 400 characters.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

  • Bernina Expert
  • 166 Answers

The handwheel is in two parts - the inner part with the grooves on the outside is turned anti-clockwise about a quarter turn whilst holding the outside part to disconnect the drive from the needle bar, when winding a bobbin. Dont forget to re-tighten it before sewing and dont overtighten it otherwise it'll be difficult to disconnect the clutch again.

Posted on Mar 12, 2012

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert 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 repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

RickE1
  • 202 Answers

SOURCE: Bernina 1008 feed dog problem.

Your machine needs oiling. The feeddogs are stuck. Could be in several places. You would have to remove the back and side covers to get to what needs cleaning and oiling. Especially behind that knob. Just removing the covers is a job so I can't recommend you do this unless your trained. But you can try. Don't forget the screws beneith the machine. But really, there is too much behind the handwheel for a novice to deal with. Maybe see if you can just let some sewing machine oil just run down behind the feedog knob and work it alot.
Good luck.

Posted on Feb 07, 2009

  • 30 Answers

SOURCE: How do you thread a bernina 1008?

I hope I can explain this in an understandable way!

1. Pull the end of the thread from the spool to the left and "click" it into the little metal guide (on the top of the machine) that is at the back of the long **** in the top. It's easiest to do this by holding the thread tight between your two hands, placing it behind the guide, and pulling forward until it clicks in.

2. for the remaining steps, let the thrread slide between the fingers of your right hand, keeping a little tension on it, as you thread the machine with your left hand.

3. Bring the thread end forward, laying the thread into the ****, and continue downward, along the right side of the vertical silver bar/hook thingy.

4. Bring the thread under that bar from right to left, and go back up towards the top of the wide **** in the front of the machine. As you pull up, the thread will click into the lower bar/hook thingy.

5. Lay the thread along the right side of the wide ****, go over the top of the needle bar (the part that goes up and down in the ****) and bring it down the left side. It will click into the needle bar.

6. Bring the thread back down towards the presser foot. Right in front of the screw that holds the foot on, there is a hook that opens on the left side. Slide the thread behind this hook, and then thread the needle from front to back.

7. Hold onto the end of the thread and run the needle down and back up once. Pull on the thread, and it will pull up a loop of the bobbin thread. Stick the tip of your scissors or seam ripper into the loop and pull the end of the bobbin thread out.

8. Slide your top thread through the slot in the presser foot so it comes out from underneath the foot, and you're ready to go! (Be sure and hold onto both threads for the first few stitches when you start a seam, to keep if from jamming up inside.)

Let me know if you need any clarification.

Posted on Jun 21, 2009

  • 166 Answers

SOURCE: How do you oil a bernina 1008??

Probably the most important is the inside of the hook ring. Remove the bobbin case and open the hook retainer by pressing the catch on the left-hand-side. The hook can then be removed by just gripping the shaft on which the bobbin was mounted and removing the complete hook. NEVER OIL BEFORE CLEANING. This is the single biggest problem I come across - continually oiling any kind of machine without first removing the old, contaminated lubricant will attract grime. So ... get yourself a few cotton buds and carefully clean around the inside of the hook ring (the circular aperture where the hook was), paying particular attention to the small groove running round the outside. Rotate the handwheel to bring the hook driver round halfway to allow the whole hook ring to be cleaned. Use the opportunity to remove any clogged lint and grime that may have built-up on the underside of the stitch table. WHen you're satisfied it's all clean, then run a very light bead of oil around the groove in the hook ring, turn the hand-wheel fully to bringthe hook driver back to the left-hand-side and oil the other side of the hook ring. Before replacing the hook, take a good look at the groove that runs around the back side of the hook near the edge and thoroughly clean that too, before smearing a drop of oil around that edge with a finger. Replace the hook, making sure its properly seated in the hook ring and click the black plastic cover back into place before replacing the bobbin case. Your machine should now sound a great deal quieter, if you haven't done this for a while !! Good Luck !

Posted on Feb 17, 2010

  • 1116 Answers

SOURCE: My 1008 bernina sounds like it is straining to

Your machine needs to be serviced. Take it to an authorized Bernina service person.

Posted on Feb 20, 2010

RickE1
  • 202 Answers

SOURCE: copy ready diagram of Bernina 1008

Not sure which diagram or scematic you want but feel free to contact me at callnrick@yahoo.com and I will reply with your need.

Posted on Jul 12, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

The wheel release to wind my bobbin on a 1008 will not move. What can I do?


It may be freed up with brute force and awkwardness. If you don't have a gorilla living with you try using a rubber glove to get a better grip on the knurled knob. If that does not work you can escalate to a pair of large pliers and protect the knob by using the glove. If you still can;t get it become angry so you have some adrenaline flowing then attack it with a pipe wrench.

Nov 17, 2013 | Bernina Artista 180

1 Answer

Adjust hand wheel bernina 1008 sewing mmaachine


Barbara. When you removed the handwheel did you find a bit weird looking washer with ears around the outside and to fingers pointing to the center of the washer? If so you probably put that in backwards. The center fingers are slightly bent... they would be bent toward the outside.

Nov 04, 2012 | Bernina 1008

1 Answer

Bernina 1008 troubleshooting


the best thing to do is have the machine serviced at a sewing machine
shop

May 05, 2012 | Bernina 1008

1 Answer

L want advice on the best bernina to buy, 1008 or 1010. what is the difference between 1008 and 1008S and 1008ES


The machines are the same, the only difference in the 1010 was made from 1989 to 1991, the 1008 in the new version! Both great machines!

Aug 19, 2010 | Bernina 1008

1 Answer

Copy ready diagram of Bernina 1008


Not sure which diagram or scematic you want but feel free to contact me at callnrick@yahoo.com and I will reply with your need.

Jul 08, 2010 | Bernina 1008

2 Answers

My 1008 bernina sounds like it is straining to


Your machine needs to be serviced. Take it to an authorized Bernina service person.

Feb 17, 2010 | Bernina 1008

1 Answer

How to set my Bernina 1008 sewing machine up for sewing


That information is in the instruction manual that's available here:

Bernina 1008 Sewing Machine Instruction Manual

Dec 01, 2009 | Bernina 1008

1 Answer

I CAN'T FIND THE RIGHT BULB FOR MY 1008 BERNINA.EITHER the BASE IS TOO LARGE OR TOO SMALL


It's a special bulb. Try a Bernina Dealer. I saw one the other day around $12

Mar 16, 2009 | Bernina 1008

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sewing Machines Logo

115 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Bernina Sewing Machines Experts

Tally Girl
Tally Girl

Level 3 Expert

1122 Answers

jnissen

Level 1 Expert

26 Answers

Derek Massey

Level 2 Expert

92 Answers

Are you a Bernina Sewing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...