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SOURCE: instructions for theading a Sears Kenmore Sewing machine model 158.14000

all machines thread the same. TTN tension,take up, needle.
Beginning with the spool, guide the thread through the thread guides to the tension assembly. Pull the thread through the tension assembly and test it to make sure the tension is working correctly.
(To do this test,adjust your tension setting to normal or medium or 5 or something in the middle. Raise the presser foot and pull the thread through the tension. It should pull easily!! Lower the presser foot and pull the thread. It should pull noticeably harder.) If it passes this test, continue up through the take up lever,then down through the thread guides to the needle. Make sure your needle is fully inserted and turned the correct way.( If you load your bobbin case from the left side,the needle rule is normally FLAT to the RIGHT is RIGHT. There are some exceptions. If you have a newer style drop in bobbin or your bobbin case loads in the front then the rule is FLAT to the BACK.

To wind the bobbin, guide the thread around the thread guide on
the left top of your machine, then to the bobbin winder. Wind the thread around the bobbin several times, place the bobbin on top of the bobbin winder, push it against the wheel and press the foot pedal. It should stop winding when the bobbin is full or you take your foot off the control

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Posted on Jun 05, 2008

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SOURCE: I need a manual for a Sears Kenmore sewing machine model 148.231

Try www.sewing-machine-manuals.com and click on relics and don't be put off by the word relics

Posted on Oct 24, 2009

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SOURCE: sears model 13 kenmore won't sew forward

its not easy sewing left handed is it? i think that oil has got into the switch and you have lost forwards drive now,,give it a good wiggel about till it clears it out, if it was working ok the last time you used it its just got a bit sticky thats all,,,i hope you used a light oil?

Posted on Oct 24, 2009

Zenqi
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SOURCE: Need manual: Kenmore sewing machine 158.9

Those books are long since out of print. Try contacting sewing machine stores who stock old instruction books. Many shops do this. Or try eBay.
http://shop.ebay.com/i.html?_nkw=instruction+book+kenmore+sewing&_sacat=0&_trksid=p3286.m270.l1313&_odkw=instruction+book+sears+kenmore+sewing&_osacat=0

Posted on Jan 24, 2010

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SOURCE: Please advise where to get a free manual for sears

i was able to find it at www.ifixmachines.com

Posted on Feb 15, 2010

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