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Suggest checking the user manual. Manuals can be viewed, downloaded, or printed at http://www.manuals.husqvarnaviking.com

Use sewing machine oil which is a clear oil. Or you can use Tri-Flow Lubricant which is available at most bicycle repair shops.

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