Question about Singer 7462 Mechanical Sewing Machine

Open Question

Singer 3270C model

I was sewing on it and sometimes something would hit like the needle hitting something. Well, I thought maybe the feed dog needed adjusting. Then yesterday I was sewing and the feed dog lever got jammed. I took the casing off to see what was wrong. A piece fell out. It is metal and crooked. Looked like it fit over a spindle and held the feeddog in place. But is there an easy way of putting this in the machine. If i had a picture of the parts in there maybe i canb fix it.
Sincerely, Gaynell Kirk

Posted by on

4 Suggested Answers

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: singer quantum cxl sewing machine needle hitting metal

Your needle is probably to long or you need to open it more

Posted on Apr 08, 2009

  • 434 Answers

SOURCE: singer model 7442 needle hits plastic piece under

Perhaps you have bent the needle. Or perhaps you have shifted the bobbin somewhat while removing jammed fabric.

Posted on Dec 07, 2010

  • 1788 Answers

SOURCE: singer 3270c stops sewing in

How is your power cord? Has it been stored wound tightly? Take it in for service because it may overheat and destroy the machine. I hope that it is under warranty or that it won't cost you anything to diagnose it, but something is very wrong.

Posted on Apr 17, 2011

  • 233 Answers

SOURCE: I need to know what

I don't know the part number, but I do know where you can buy one. Go to http://thesewingcenter.com/parts-c-626_715_963_1206.html. The price is 12.95. The part number on the page may well be the retailer's own part number and not that of Singer's, though.

Posted on May 16, 2011

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Feed dogs are hitting the needle plate


Needle is bent replace with new needle. You may need to adjust feed speed so that needle doesn't bend. Good luck

Jun 06, 2015 | Sewing Machines

1 Answer

Singer 9116 needle hitting shuttle ****.


Is needle bent? Are the feed dogs aligned? Shuttle clicked in? Is the needle set for zig zag? Could be one of those things.
Best wishes

Nov 11, 2014 | Sewing Machines

1 Answer

Singer CG500 Needle hits the needle plate. Needle was replaced. Verified needle in correctly. Tried hand wheel - still hits. Machine has yet to be used!!


Unless you need all the bells and whistles to sew get you a pre-1930 treadle or handcrank. I have 2 electric Singers, 1947 model 66 and 1948 201-2 both with attachments. Also I have 1903 Singer handcrank made in Scotland. The plastic new one just don't have the ability to hang in there .... All my pre 1930 Singers sew... I love them!

Apr 17, 2014 | Singer CG500 Mechanical Sewing Machine

1 Answer

Singer 4423 is pulling the fabric with the needle still in it


The feed dogs are out of time, maybe a broken feed drive gear. Time to get it serviced.

Apr 04, 2014 | Singer 4423 Sewing Machine

1 Answer

Feed dogs won't move


No info on the sewing machine make or model. It sounds like something is binding up, is bent, or is tangled in the machine. Look around the front and back of the sewing area for a switch to lower the feed dogs.

Good luck

Oct 05, 2012 | Sewing Machines

1 Answer

Can I turn the feed dogs off on this machine???


I have a Singer Stylist 416 and instead of turning the feed dogs off as I would on my Toyota 9090 I have to change the needle plate. It's a thicker type needle plate that doesn't let the feed dogs through, if you see what I mean. Maybe your machine is the same? Hope this helps!

Oct 18, 2010 | Singer Featherweight 132Q Mechanical...

1 Answer

White sewing machine, model 1777, the needle gets bent, bobbin makes a mess when sewing, won't fed fabric


Oh yuck! this sounds terrible. Sounds like maybe you have two problems going on and feeding into each other. The first problem may be that the machine needs a good cleaning Here's what I'd do:

1. Take apart the bobbin assembly and clean it out completely.
2. Take off the feed dogs if you can (first, you'll need to take off the throat plate.) Clean the feed dogs as thoroughly as possible.
3. Brush out any/all lint, threads, dust, etc.
4. Oil the machine.
5. Make sure you're using the right size needle for the fabric
6. Make sure you're using the right presser foot

The other problem may be that the needle is hitting the throat plate or something else it shouldn't. Using a new needle, slowly move it down to see where it's hitting or rubbing. Check that the needle is inserted as far in as it will go and that it's being held securely.

When you start sewing, hold the upper thread and the bobbin thread together behind the needle so there's no slack. This usually prevents 'bird nests'.

Hope this helps!

Jan 19, 2010 | Sewing Machines

1 Answer

My needle keeps hitting the plastic bobbin holder - how can I fix this? Is the bobbin holder inserted wrong?


change the needle and see if it is still hitting because once they hit the case or the feed dog they very often get bent always change needles with different fabrics and types of thread

Dec 12, 2009 | Singer Quantum 7350 Mechanical Sewing...

2 Answers

Why would my Singer 6235 not feed the fabic:


h! there,
fabric moves forward when machine run due to movement of feed dogs,feed dog has a teeth, when your foot presser goes down attached to fabrics the pressure hold the fabric between pressure foot and feed dogs that why when machine run feed dogs pushed fabric when recieved stitch.try to check adjustment of feed dogs it maybe set at rest or neutral.reset it to upward towards needle.check also bobbins thread if accumulation was build up under feed dogs.regard and have a nice day.

Apr 03, 2009 | Singer 118 Mechanical Sewing Machine

Not finding what you are looking for?
Singer 7462 Mechanical Sewing Machine Logo

Related Topics:

467 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Singer Sewing Machines Experts

Bargain Box
Bargain Box

Level 3 Expert

1388 Answers

Cindy Wells

Level 3 Expert

4761 Answers

Mike Cairns
Mike Cairns

Level 3 Expert

3053 Answers

Are you a Singer Sewing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...