Question about Janome Memory Craft 9000 Computerized Sewing Machine
When the feed dogs are in the down postion the machine stay in one place
when the feed dogs are in the up positon then the machine will sew
if the machine still doesn't sew when the feed dogs are in the up position the feed dogs need to be checked to see if they need a adjustment or need to be replaced
Posted on Oct 16, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
These machines are known to have this problem. The feed lift cam has a groove worn in it that won't allow the feed dogs to come back up. It is on the lower shaft and needs to be replaced. You can get the feed dogs back up by taking off the needle plate and lifting them up manually while turning the hand wheel. They should stay up until you drop them again.
Some people will not replace the cam and live with it.
Posted on Feb 08, 2009
SOURCE: Feed Dogs on Janome 1600P
I recently purchased a Janome 1600P-DB and in order to do free motion quilting I had to cover the feed dogs with an index card. I also cut a small section out of the card to allow for the thread and needle to move freely. Standard tape was used.
Posted on Oct 21, 2009
Try raising and lowering the feed dogs a couple times there may be something in there that's tripping the sensor.
Posted on Nov 12, 2012
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You don't have much info here to go on. I take it that it embroiders fine otherwise, ie on the built in designs. Is it a Janome card? Does it do it on a particular card / design? Have you changed the bobbin thread that you use? Check the top tension - even though it is 'automatic', it does require adjustment at times. Have you changed / using stabiliser that you use? Is the bobbin correctly threaded?
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