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The bobbin winder on my New Home Memory Craft 6000 is winding erratically. Does this area need oiling and if so, where do I oil it?

It hasn't been serviced in a long time & I inherited it from my mother. I have the manual but of course it doesn't have any maintenance information. Looking at the top part of the mechanism, it looks like the parts could be dry. Can I put a drop of machine oil into that mechanism area or is there an opening where it should be put instead. I have very high-quality sewing machine oil. My dad used to be a Singer repair specialist.

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You need to replace the rubber ring.This rubber ring just snaps on and you can do it yourself, just click on the link below to order a new one from Sears.It is the most common problem with the bobbin winder, I have changed many over the years.You need to remove the screws as it would be under cover.

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