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Feed dog is hardly working and when it does, it is feeding in the wrong direction

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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I have the same problem...this is a work around, not a fix. You need a small flat-head screwdriver. 1. Remove the clear bobbin cover. 2. Make sure the feed dog switch is in the DOWN position. 3. Slide the screwdriver under the feeddogs from inside the bobbin area & lift the feed dogs. 4. While holding the feed dogs in the up position, return the feed dog knob to the up position. You have to do this every time you put the feed dogs down...bummer, but I can find no broken part or adjustment that corrects this. If it's inside the machine body, I don't mess with it... I did take off the bottom plate in the feed dog area..one screw holds it.... there is nothing there to indicate a problem.

Posted on Jul 14, 2007

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If the machine has a 'darn' facility and this is selected the feed dogs 'will' stay down.

Other than that(without looking) i would guess a good clean and a dose of lubrication would not go amiss.

Try removing the needle plate to see of there is any compacted "fluff/lint" or indeed anything else stopping the dogs rising. Take off the bottom access cover have a good clean out and oil.
Best of luck
Rob

Posted on Mar 28, 2008

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Did you turn the handwheel? The feed teeth will not come up until the machine is operated. Run it a few stitches and they will come up.

Posted on Nov 01, 2008

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SOURCE: Feed dogs do not come back up after lowering

Are you talking about the feed dogs or the presser foot. Either way, if you moved a lever to lower them, there is probably a screw that either fell out or has become loose that holds the linkage to the lever.

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

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I was having trouble with this too, but found more help online...you have to switch the dog feed back to 'up'....then turn the needle wheel toward you....the feed dog should snap back into place :)
Hope this helps :D

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Janome 109/110 which hasn't been well looked after!Cleaned, oiled etc and sewing fine now but feed dog lever won't move to drop dogs for FMQ. Any suggestions? Thank you


Most likely the feed dog mechanism was not lubed enough to overcome the old oil that has turned to glue. It is very common for mechanical machines not well maintained over years to have the feed dogs seize. Use liquid Tri-Flow Synthetic Lube (hardware store or bike shop). Get access to the area around the feed dogs (either from underneath if it is a flat-bed machine or via the free arm). Gently wiggle the handwheel and watch where the feed dog mechanism moves. Apply a couple drops every place that metal rubs on metal. Move the feed-dog drop lever and apply a couple drops where metal parts rub there too. Direct hot air from a handheld hairdryer into the internal mechanism, focusing on the feed dogs and the feed dog lever. You may need to alternate the lube and hot air several times until it begins to move freely. Repeat until things move well.

I've used this method on several older machines and it has always worked, although some machines take more work and time than others.

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If the feed dog lever does not raise the feed dogs, then they are probably stuck. Probably needs lubrication. Since the make/model was not specified, would recommend taking it for service.

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Wont sew.tread won't connect what's wrong?


I think you mean that the feed dogs are not moving the fabric under the foot and through to the back of the machine. The feed dogs have settings for different elevations. Look in your manual for this adjustment. Feed dogs are the "grippers" under your sewing machine foot. Another issue may be cleaning. When anything goes wrong with your machine, stop and clean it. Most problems can be solved with a good cleaning. Don't forget to oil according to the manual directions as well.

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Feet not feeding and thread bunching up


the presser foot or what ever foot your sewing with does not feed the
fabric,, the feed dogs in the needle plate are what moves the fabric
to be sewed, the feet only hold the fabric against feed dog so the
machine can use the needle to sew the fabric.
if the fabric is not moving then the feed dogs have to be checked
can you see the feed dogs in the needle plate area are the up or
down?
do you have a manual for the machine?
a manual help to know where the feed dog lever is, I'm sending
you a link for a manual for the machine, so you can look for the feed
dog lever, if the feed dogs are up then there is something wrong
with the feed dogs & they need to be checked.
but if the feed dogs are down then look in the manual & see where
the feed dog lever is & put it in the up position & see if that brings
the feed dogs up to the sewing position, if the feed dogs do not
come up then the feed dogs need to be checked.

http://www.sewingpartsonline.com/instruction-manual-necchi-6015.aspx

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I dropped the feed dogs and they won't come back up.


Ignore all the other comments, they are wrong.
The feed dogs are driven by the feed driver mechanism, turn the hand-wheel forward and the feed dogs will come up. (Providing you have the feed dog switch to the up position).

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I I have a Singer Confidence Stylist 7467S. Used the walking foot ONCE went to using the nomal stitching foot and now the pressure foot doesn't sit firmly on the fabric. It is as if the feed dogs


the best idea is to have the machine serviced, that way the feed dogs can be checked to see if there is something wrong with the feed dog switch or the feed dogs them selves

Mar 27, 2012 | Sewing Machines

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O.comI'm having a couple of problems: it seems like the feed dogs need to be adjusted because I need to gently pull the fabric through, from the back, otherwise the fabric won't advance & I...


if you have a manual check where your feed dog knob is, push the knob in the opposite direction,,if that doesn't help then something may be wrong with the feed dogs,,you should be able to see the feed dogs in the needle plate area & to feel them with your fingers.
you may need to have the machine serviced at a sewing shop

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I hav e Bernina 1150. When I attach the walking


Hi, when you quilt straight lines using the walking foot, you need the feed dogs up, to move the fabric in a straight direction under the needle. When you do free motion quilting, which is done with a darning foot, your hands move the fabric in many different directions. Since you want to be the one to move the fabric, you put the feed dogs down and you do the work. So when you use the walking foot, keep your feed dogs up. When you use the darning foot, feed dogs down.

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My kenmore 385 won't feed fabric


Check to see what pattern is selected. Be sure it isn't the buttonhole.Select straight stitch.Move the stitch length setting to 4.Turn the handwheel and see if the feed dogs move forward. Press the reverse lever and see if they move backwards. Select straight stretch stitch and turn the wheel to see if the feed dogs move forward and backward.Check the presser foot release on top of the machine and make sure there is pressure on the foot.
Sometimes the reverse assembly on this machine stops working because it has the wrong type of grease on it and it turns into a hard gummy mess that won't let it work.
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Kenmore Model (385.15108200) Fabric not moving


hi! there if your feed dog does not move the fabric forward or backward,if this is so try to run machine w/o the fabric check if feed dog move on cycle,the teeth should be moving upward and downward rotation pushing action on your fabric,the teeth should come out to the plate slot of feed dog.if not adjust upward, and adjust also the presser foot of needle.if your feed dog is not moving when machine running,thre is a mechanical disengage or loosen in shuttle assymble and feeder dog mechanism they link together ubder the machine,as the shuttle move on one stroke the feeder also move also with the needle.Chesk the adjustment and link mechanism.in addition to this try to clean feed dogs by brush chips thread and fabrics sometimes stored on mechanism of feed dogs and shuttle.

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