Question about Singer 7442 Mechanical Sewing Machine
Whenever I engage the bobbin to wind, and press the foot switch, it immediately locks up and all lights light up. To get it to do anything but blink, I have to flip the on/off switch. Then it starts for just a second, winds two or three rounds and locked up again, with a high pitched electronic squeal, all lights blinking again.
My wife had the same problem with a high pitched electronic squeal, all lights blinking. A quick cleaning of the machine cured the problem. Raise the needle to the highest point and remove the needle plate by removing the 2 screws. Remove the bobbin case and clean all the fibers out and your machine will run like new.
Posted on May 01, 2011
I had a similar problem I connected a voltage stabilizer to the machine and all works fine guys this machine is sensitive to voltage so plz see that the voltage is perfect.
Posted on Mar 14, 2009
I accidentally used 220V for my singer 7442, I don't know if there is a fuse that I can change? can someone help me with this?
Posted on Sep 07, 2008
SOURCE: Singer 7442 Bobbin Will not wind
to wind a bobbin you get thread and put it where it usually would be put it behind those 2 metal piece (see pic in manual) and there put it around the thread guide and then u put the tip of the thread through the hole of the top of the bobbin from the inside to the outside and u are really to start, u should already have the bobbin and the spinning metal piece, then u move the metal piece to the right into the notch and press the presser foot and hold it until it stops you and you're done :-)
Posted on Mar 27, 2008
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