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Serger Hand wheel and Machine will not Work

I have two of the same machines that have limited use. In the past three days I have put 5 hours on each one and now neither one will work and they both have the same bound up symptoms

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  • sirchin1 Jan 19, 2009

    I have 30 years of sewing experience, it is not a thread alignment problem, or something simple as thread under the plate. The machine runs fine and then it gets harder and harder as you begin to stitch for the machine to start up and the turn wheel gets stiffer and stiffer until it is bound tight and nothing moves. Leave it for a week and it starts and turns fine and then after 10 minutes of sewing the same thing happens and renders the machine useless.

  • sirchin1 Jan 19, 2009

    Motors seem to work fine on both machines, when I remove the belt, they spin freely, the earthing and fuse conductor can you tell me where they woild be and how do I check? Thanks, this seems like real help.

  • sirchin1 Jan 19, 2009

    I doubt it has to do with the motor as when you turn it over by hand it still siezes.

  • sirchin1 Jan 19, 2009

    These machines are oiled continually when in use and they are right near a sunlite window. Are these answers for real?

  • sirchin1 Jan 20, 2009

    The machines have been all cleaned out completely. This is not lint and debris problem

  • sirchin1 Jan 20, 2009

    The motors work completely fine.

  • sirchin1 Jan 20, 2009

    The condition exists even when you turn the handwheel so that eliminates the solution that its the motor.

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Looks like this is a mechanical issue.

I don't know if this can help , but link below is showing full disassembly, so that you can get help in finding missing or badly assembled parts.

Parts of the Serger: Handwheel, Motor, & Needles ..

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

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What sounds like happened is that dust and grime from thread and material got in the housing. You need to open the machine up to clean it out. Get rid of the lint and thread from in the machine. Then oil the gears.

Good Luck

Posted on Jan 19, 2009

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    Jyackle5 Jan 20, 2009

    If you crank by hand and it still bindes up sounds like the gars are binding or the shaft that the gears are on is bent.

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    Jyackle5 Jan 20, 2009

    I did not say the motor I am talking about the gears and the shaft the gears are on.

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Hi
These are required to be oiled at the points provided. After that put them for at least two hours where direct sun light is shoned on them. After that you need to clean these with some rough cloth or cotton. Then these will again ready for service.

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Posted on Jan 19, 2009

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Check your power supply earthing andmotor properly work.alos check fuse conductormay be it is gone.

Posted on Jan 19, 2009

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    kishor khatri Jan 24, 2009

    put oil in all parts.ten if problem remains it need to take service shop .

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What are the bounding symptoms? Are spools spinning straighly aligned? Also check inside the thread feeding tubes to make sure they are not bent or broken or frayed thread stuck inside will also cause binding and bunching

Posted on Jan 19, 2009

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    Nate Stansfield Jan 20, 2009

    Check the cam gear and clutch plate. While moving by hand with cover off, see if gears are getting stuck. check the arm tracks.

    Other possible problems:
    feed dog timing
    the bobbin case tension
    Adjust & clean the bobbin winder release knob
    pendulum timing
    Adjust the hook timing
    Adjust the needle clearance
    Adjust the needle bar height
    Adjust the feed dog height
    Adjust and Balance
    the upper & lower tensions
    Adjust the belt

    Without personally looking at the machine, it is hard to determine. All the steps above are the same steps a repair shop would follow. I will try to help you the best I can to avoid the costly repairs. Let me know how it goes or if you need any more suggestions.


  • Nate Stansfield
    Nate Stansfield Jan 29, 2009

    SOUNDS LIKE THE GEARS ARE BINDING UP

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The motor needs to be replaced .just get it replaced to make it work properly.as the current which motor is getting that could also be the problem.if its getting low voltage motor will not spin as per its regular speed and create this problem
thanks.

Posted on Jan 20, 2009

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