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I have a singer sewing machine, model 456, i took the tension control off completely and now i cannot put it back correctly...help

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  • anjolabo Jul 13, 2010

    i have taken the tension control completely apart on my singer 456. i cannot get the parts back in the correct order. i have a spring,wires,plates . i need to see a diagram of the assemebly order of parts. i have seen and read all the articles on top/bottom tensions. i have a big tension problem. someone out there must know how to do a "put humpty dumpty back together again.

  • anjolabo Jul 13, 2010

    i have completely taken the tension control apart from my singer 456, i now have a bowl full of parts, does anyone know how to re-assemble the tension and all of its parts? the manuals that singer has does not go into this depth.i need drawings of the parts and how they go on the shaft.i cannot sew without this fixed as you know.

  • anjolabo Jul 14, 2010

    mahalo! this should do it.clear,clean drawings !
    you have taken the "tension" out of my life!

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I can help you reassemble your tension control for your Singer Sewing.

I know that you can get exploded parts charts and service manuals for Singer Consumer and Industrial products from sites like this.

The exploded parts diagrams look something like this: (for this 261U41 model)

i have a singer sewing machine, model 456, i took - f45d933.jpg

I suspect this is the type of document you are looking for.

To provide more help sourcing the information you are looking for, I require more specific model information on your sewing machine:

  • Is your sewing machine a consumer or commercial model?
  • What is the complete model number of your sewing machine? (I can't see any 'model 456' on Singer's website, nor can I google anyone selling a 'singer model 456'.)
I hope that helps.

Posted on Jul 13, 2010

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Hi,

I hope this user manual may be helpful.

Kind Regards.

Posted on Jul 13, 2010

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    Ibrahim OKTAY Jul 14, 2010

    Hi,



    This model may be helpful. Trying to find model 456.



    Singer Genie 353 – 354 Panel removal guide

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    Ibrahim OKTAY Jul 14, 2010

    And this is model 457 Schematics.



    Hope this helps.



    Waiting your comments.

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    Ibrahim OKTAY Jul 14, 2010

    Hi,



    As I see in your last comment, your problem is solved. If it is solved with my solution, would you please accept and rate my solution to be able to close the case.



    Thank you.

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    Ibrahim OKTAY Jul 14, 2010

    Hi,

    As I see in your last comment, your problem is solved. If it is solved with my solution, would you please accept and rate my solution to be able to close the case.

    Thank you.

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Hi

The top and bottom tensions of your Brother sewing machine must be in balance to make good-quality stitches. If the tension is not equal, the stitches will appear loopy on one side of the fabric, or the fabric will bunch up as you sew. A numbered tension dial usually is located on the top of the machine, which controls the tension of the upper thread. The bobbin case usually has a tiny screw which can be turned slightly to adjust the tension of the bottom thread. The bobbin thread rarely has to be adjusted. A balanced tension normally can be achieved by adjusting the upper thread tension dial.

Please check the bellow links …

http://www.ca.uky.edu/HES/fcs/FACTSHTS/CT-MMB-213.pdf

http://www.westsidesewing.com/wss/tips/art_pt02.pdf

http://sew4home.com/tips-resources/sewing-tips-tricks/319-sewing-machine-tension-control

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