Question about Sewing Machines
Welcome to FixYa. I'm sure you've figured out that there is too much oil in your machine, or that there is oil in the wrong place. Try getting a big piece of scrap fabric and serging at high speed to try to distribute the excess oil. This might take quite a bit of serging. If this does not help, open the covers so you can see inside the machine and look for the area where the extra oil is pooled. You might need to use a small, strong flashlight to see well. If you find the spot where the oil is leaking - try wrapping a bit of tissue around the end of cotton swab and carefully dip the tissue in the oil until it is saturated. You might need to do this several times (or lots of times), before the excess is removed.
If you need help oiling your machine, please leave a comment, and I'll write a step by step for you.
If you have time, please leave a rating - especially if you think I need to improve my solutions.
Good luck! You'll love your serger once you get everthing worked out.
Posted on Jan 31, 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, 2017 | Sewing Machines
Apr 02, 2016 | Singer Sewing Machines
May 26, 2011 | Janome Harmony 1017 Sewing Machine
Mar 30, 2011 | Sewing Machines
Oct 16, 2010 | Baby Lock Sewing Machines
Apr 01, 2010 | Janome MyLock 634D Mechanical Sewing...
Oct 09, 2009 | Simplicity Serge Pro SW432 Mechanical...
Aug 04, 2009 | Simplicity Serge Pro SW432 Mechanical...
121 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: