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Oiling and cleaning

I'm 75 yrs old and love my XL-5000. I do a lot of machine embroidery. The authorized repair shop is miles away. I just want to know where and how to oil it. I take care of the lint problem, but the manual doesn't show anything about oiling. Thank you for any help.

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You put a tiny drop of oil in the bobbin case. Take off your embroidery unit and face it where you can see under the arm. See the long rod..There is a felt pad on each end of the rod. Using a Q-tip oil the felt pad.

Posted on Jan 07, 2009

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If there are no obvious oil holes then the machine is lubricated for life and providing you carry on doing what you are doing I would not worry about it too much Ken drivewithken@blueyonder.co.uk

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