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White 804 Sewing Machine Lubrication

Hi, can you identify the correct oiling locations for this machine? TIA

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  • Sewing Sue W Nov 19, 2008

    Hi, Thanks for the comment. There are a number of holes in the machine's top cover, are they all oiling holes?

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What do you mean you are unable to pull the bobbin thread through, elaboration would help solve the problem...
I suspect I'm having the same problem with you if it's anything to do with the top thread looping around in the bobbin holder.

Damn machine!

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The grease has hardened and that is what makes it not work. You need to remove the spring and clean all the old grease off it. You can put new grease on if you want but it isn't necessary. The machine should be lubricated with a good quality sewing machine oil(not 3 in 1). You need to oil any place that moves and rubs, This includes the ends of each shaft, the needle bar and the cinnecting links that drive the needle bar. Nothing is permanently lubricated.. you'll find this machine will run much smoother and quieter with fresh lubrication.As a matter of fact, if you use the machine a lot, it should be lubricated once a year and never less thanonce every 5 years.
One more thing. If it is on the main shaft that it has hardened you can spray it with a mixture of fantastic, water and some ammonia. Free it up and give it a light shot of oil.
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Posted on May 02, 2009

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SOURCE: Need Oiling Locations for Sewing Machine

Hi there.. Looking at your machine from the top, there should be an opening near the bobbin winder, then there should be others located near the top left of the machine, and on the base to the right of the feed dog. you can also put a couple of drops on the feed dog, take out the bobbin and put a couple of drops on the moving parts and run it with out a needle or thread to get the oil in to where it needs to go.

Posted on May 21, 2009

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Posted on May 29, 2009

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SOURCE: I need a users manual for a White Sewing Machine -

I solved this problem by going to a post on FixYa dated 6/4/08 oor 09 by Timetoknit.

The post mentioned a free download of "White's" Manual that is out of print, at White's sister company "the Singer Sewing Company's" website: www.singerco.com It also gave the download steps. The download steps are on my Solution post.

I downloaded the manual and printed it on 7/30/09.

Thanks for being here.

Posted on Aug 02, 2009

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