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Oiling my Brother LS-2125

I have some how miss placed my owners manuel and need to try to oil my machine, but have no idea where to place the oil. I did purchase sewing machine oil. Thank you

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SOURCE: bobbin case on brother sewing machine

Well, from the picture I see that your bobbin is a front load as opposed to a top load.. if you tilt the front panel down, you will see where the bobbin and casing goes. Put the bobbin in the casing with the thread pulling from the right hand side of the casing making sure the thread in guided into the small **** on the top edge of the casing.. On the back of the casing the will be a small tab. Pull that away from the casing and enter the casing in to the opening for the bobbin. It should snap into place when you release the little tab.

Posted on May 29, 2009

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Sounds like either the bobbin case tension is too light or is not in the tension at all.

Consult your manual for how to place the thread in the tension and retry. Increase the bobbin case tension if necessary.

The top tension may be set too high.

Posted on Jul 11, 2009

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SOURCE: Oil Machine

Here is a link to where you can get a new manual.

Posted on Aug 16, 2009

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SOURCE: Have mislaid operating instructions for my sewing

Here is a copy of your manual for free
Just download it and print it out

Posted on Dec 22, 2009

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SOURCE: Can I have a FULL tutorial video on how to thread

I do not think that they make a video for your model. You can download a copy of your manual for free, at and then you can enlarge the diagrams. Save it on your computer then you always have a copy. You can also print it out. Your machine is very basic and you will be a pro in no time. Just take your time, relax and be patient with yourself.

Posted on Oct 11, 2010

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SOURCE: How can I download A free Brother Sewing Machine


You can download and print the instruction manual in PDF format from Brother LS-2125 support website by clicking this link.

Adobe PDF Reader is required to view this manual. Download Adobe Reader

Hope this helps. Thanks for using FixYa.+

Posted on Oct 28, 2010

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And pay NO attention to my leg!

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