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How do i remove the hand wheel on the kenmore 1703 sewing machine

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SOURCE: kenmore sewing machine mod 1703 motor runs but

By 'The wheel the belt is on' you mean the motor pully? If that is so obviously some oil has some how made way on the pully and the belt. Try to remove the belt and clean both wheels and the belt free of oil. This shd slove the problem.

If it doest then please send a photo of the arrangement showing pully and belt. U didnt mention if the machine is old or new. Did u oil it recently before trouble developed?


Posted on Oct 17, 2009

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I have a Kenmore 158-3500 sewing machine and cannot get the side plate off near the hand wheel I have removed the clutch wheel but the hand wheel and belt seem to keep the plate from coming off.


Hi,
The machine has two belts, one from the motor to a transfer pulley and the second from that pulley to the handwheel. You have to loosen the motor mount (one large screw/bolt) to release tension on the transfer pulley which in turn releases tension on the handweel belt. You will have to take the belts off the transfer pulley to slide the handwheel off (assuming you have already removed knob in the center of the handwheel)
Don't forget to lubricate the shaft of the transfer pulley while you have the end cover off. If this runs dry you will have a problem.
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Kenmore 19233 sewing machine. Then handwheel is broken, spins freely. Machine works perfectly otherwise. How do I remove the handwheel and replace it.


If the drive belt is not off or broken, then check hand-wheel setting. On some models the hand wheel can be pushed in (to engage) and pulled out (to disengage) for using bobbin winder. If it is disengaged the hand-wheel will spin freely. On older models there is a smaller wheel that has to be hand tightened in order to engage rest of machine. Hope this helps.

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How do I remove the bottom plate off of A Kenmore 1941 sewing machine? I removed all the screws and it still want come off.


1. Slide the front plate towards you. (Don't remove)
2. Lower feed dogs by rotating the hand wheel.
3. Raise the pressure foot or totally remove.
4. Remove the plate under the feed dogs.
5. If you remove the front plate it can be replaced at an angle. (Flat like paper) There are springs under the plate that must catch under the main frame of the sewing machine. Twist the plate until straight and push into position.
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Model 1400 manual


there should be a small stop screw to prevent the release knob undoing completely. Did you remove the knob and hand wheel?
If so remove it again and ensure the drive belt is fitted on the hand wheel, there is a friction washer that needs to be located in the slots on the shaft before the knob is refitted.

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Can I buy a zipper foot attachmet for the Kenmore model 1703 sewing machine?


You can find generic presser feet at fabric stores. Hancock has a great variety - JoAnn, not so many.

Take a presser foot with you when shopping so you are sure to get the right shank - the newer machines have low shanks and the old ones long shanks.

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Hand wheel wont turn on my Kenmore sewing machine


it sounds like the belt to turn the wheel broke

Dec 12, 2009 | Kenmore Sewing Machines

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Kenmore sewing machine mod 1703 motor runs but


By 'The wheel the belt is on' you mean the motor pully? If that is so obviously some oil has some how made way on the pully and the belt. Try to remove the belt and clean both wheels and the belt free of oil. This shd slove the problem.

If it doest then please send a photo of the arrangement showing pully and belt. U didnt mention if the machine is old or new. Did u oil it recently before trouble developed?


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Im trying to sell a Kenmore 117 - 959 but I can't get it to move. There is power to the work light, but Im stuck. Help!


If your gaskets are bad, the machine will not rotate. Can you move it by hand? If not then have you checked the gasket in the back of machine that comes in contact with the hand wheel? If it is making contact, this is what runs the machine and both the little black gasket and the hand wheel will spin when you rotate by hand. If the hand wheel is free spinning then it may need oiled. If you have a manual, try oiling the complete machine according to manual.

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Can't tighten clutch on Kenmore zig zag sewing machine.


The clutch has fallen off the shaft. Remove the very small screw in the clutch release screw to remove the clutch release. Place the clutch(round thing with ears on it) back on the shaft with the center ears pointing towards the outside. Put the clutch release screw back on. Tighten it to make sure it works
properly. Put the small screw back in the clutch release screw and test it again. If it will not tighten or release properly, remove the clutch ,rotate it180 degrees and try it again.This should solve your problem.
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