Question about Janome 4623 Mechanical Sewing Machine
I purchased a used singer 404 and am trying to get it working for my wife. I put new thread in the bobin and have everything threaded correctly but when I try to sew something, the stitches don't lock or sometimes it will work for a few stitches and then not work. Help would be appreciated.
I would first make sure the thread tension is adjusted properly. if this does not fix your issue, check the point on the shuttle hook and make sure it is not broken off. it should come to a needle sharp point. if the tip is broken off it may not pick up the thread from the needle properly. then double check the timing and the needle shaft depth. first, make sure your needle is fully seated and tightened down. the groove in the needle should face forward. there are two timing marks on the needle shaft. at maximum depth you should see both lines and the top line should be right at the bottom of the needle shaft bushing. then as the shaft goes back up, when the bottom line is at the bottom of the bushing the point of the shuttle hook should be right behind the needle and centered in the indentation on the back of the needle. you may need to make minor adjustments on the needle shaft depth depending on what brand and type of needles you are using.
Posted on Jul 07, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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