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Replacing needle on Elna Pro 905 DCX serger

During a recent move, the #1 needle (to the left) on my Elna Pro 905 DCX serger got broken, and I also have not been able to find the manual. Does anyone know how to get the broken needle out?? I have looked at this thing from every possible angle, tried loosening any screw that looked likely, but I simply can't find any clue to remove this needle. Help!

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  • knittique Jan 24, 2009

    What I was trying to say in my original post is that there is no visible screw in the vicinity of the broken needle; there is a tiny hole that looks like it might take a hex tool, but it's far smaller than any I have in my toolkit.

  • knittique Jan 24, 2009

    Thanks, Michaelle! I'm going to try and find the right tool in the morning, and I'll post here again when (being optimistic) I have this thing fixed.

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Try and loosen the screw, and use a magnet to pullout the broken piece. It likely slightly bent in there so you may need a pair of tweezers as well
Good luck!






Posted on Jan 24, 2009

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    Michaelle Jan 24, 2009

    The hex screw is what you need to unloosen. you might have lost the tool for it in the move , or god forbid the manf. didn't include it ( an oversight I'm sure)
    Is it in the front of where you'd normally insert the needle? If so you may want to go to the hardware store and get a long handled hex screwdriver (I have 3 for my Baby lock ;just in case) they are inexpensive, and pretty easy to find. Mine is a 1.5 MM
    I hope this helped a little more.


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