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Buttonhole lever The buttonhole lever doesn't seem to be sensing the "end" of the buttonhole. The machine just keeps sewing the left side of the buttonhole without reversing to sew the other side. The lever even pushes on the buttonhole foot sliding it back farther. Can I fix this problem?

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Re: buttonhole lever

Is your equipment electronics or mechanical kindly answer the question then i will be able to help you

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Re: buttonhole lever

If you remove the cover on the upper left portion of the machine, while looking from the left to the right.....Above the BH lever area, you will see a round cam with a post through the middle. Rotate the round can ( with fingers on it), and try again. This will change the angle position on the lever, and hopefully correct your problem. You may have to go a couple of clicks in either direction.

Posted on Nov 26, 2007

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