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Kenmore sewing machine model 158.905 how does the bobbin and bobbin cqse go back in?

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Sears carries manuals for most of their machines (usually for free). The manual is invaluable for using your machine, including threading instructions.

Kenmore 158 1792 Sewing Machine Threading Diagram

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