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Kenmore 158.1792 manual

Given old sewing machine without a manual. Need to know about components of sewing machine to operate it.

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www.mastersewusa.com has free kenmore manuals

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SOURCE: Kenmore sewing machine manual for model # 148 12080. (older)

i have a older kenmore sewing machine model #148.19370

Posted on Sep 17, 2008

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SOURCE: Manual for Kenmore sewing machine, model 385.12812690

So far I've only been able to find this page. It's $8.00 to download. Considerably cheaper than a new machine!

http://www.sewconsult.com/kenmore_instruction_manual_385_oce_type1.htm

Hope it helps.

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SOURCE: Where to oil a Kenmore 158-17600

Remove the top and bottom covers. Turn the wheel and put a drop of oil anyplace that moves and rubs.Also at the ends of each shaft. Open the side cover and oil the needle bar and all the parts inside that move and rub.Put a drop of oil on the hook.Do not put a good piece of fabric in the machine right after you've oiled it. Sew it off on some scraps that you can throw away.
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SOURCE: Manual for older kenmore sewing machine

Manual Here: http://www.managemylife.com/mmh/lis_pdf/OWNM/1006108L.pdf

Posted on Dec 23, 2010

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