Question about Elna Sewing Machines
The pressure foot on the Diva does not come down firmly to hold the fabric. It comes down very slowly . The machine stitches perfectly if I hold the pressure foot down. My husband thinks it could bee a worn spring. If this is the problem, could you please advise what sort of spring it is, and how do we replace it. Thank you, Kaye
Make sure your presser foot is in the lower position. Open the door on the left and it has 3 settings. You may have moved it up for sewing something thick, and forgotten to lower it again. Sometimes things are simple, though your problem could be mechanical.
Posted on Oct 26, 2011
You need to oil up by where the needle bar comes out of the top of the machine. Up on top there is a nut you tighten that goes around the needle bar this the way you adjust the pressure but the main problem with sewing machines is no one ever oils them and without oil it won't live God Bless Greg
Posted on Jan 18, 2009
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.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Feb 04, 2015 | Elna Sewing Machines
May 25, 2014 | Elna Sewing Machines
Oct 21, 2013 | Elna Sewing Machines
Nov 09, 2011 | Elna Heirloom Edition 6005
Jul 23, 2011 | Elna 2005 Mechanical Sewing Machine
Mar 29, 2011 | Janome Harmony 2039 Mechanical Sewing...
Mar 24, 2011 | Elna 8007
Jan 28, 2011 | Elna 1010
Oct 27, 2008 | Elna 2007 Mechanical Sewing Machine
149 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!