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The bearing itself is available and can be replaced, but your machine is not designed with bearing replacements in mind. Replacing the bearing involves a near complete strip-down of the machine to completely remove the drum assembly. The outer polypropylene drum will often crack when the old bearing is removed or the new one is refitted and the job is very labour intensive.

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The shaft of the bobbin winder 'froze' (apparently from old or incorrect lubrication). When it froze, it's rubber wheel (which they call a 'ring'') that is driven off the back of the main hand wheel (to the left of the winder) developed a flat spot, so it also had to be replaced. (Enter the machine model number at /www.searspartsdirect.com to see how it fits together. Their exploded parts diagrams are excellent.)

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