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Husq.2000 Model 6010, Machine does not feed fabric in forward direction, fabric feed in reverse is perfect.The feed dog is not moving across the machine in forward mode.The feed dog button does not appear to be faulty. The fabric travel in reverse varies when stitch length knob is changed

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  • kevinj_2 Aug 26, 2010

    Thankyou, we have made sure all knobs and buttons are as per operators manual, we have owned and operated this unit since October 1969. The dog feed button is not the cause of no fabric feed. When machine is operated, the feed dog moves up and down but not across ways, hence no fabric travel. When in reverse the feed dog moves up to the same height as when in forward) and down and also moves across ways moving the fabric as it should do. When watching the 2 shafts that operates the feed dog, only the bottom shaft moves in forward, when in reverse both shafts move, ie bottom shaft creates the feed dog up and down movement the top shaft for across way movement. Re the Model No the machine has 2 numbers on it, 6010 on the bottom plate and 6020 on the side. Cheers Kevin

  • kevinj_2 Aug 26, 2010

    Hi , Thank you,

    Knod no1 is for stitch width, the button below No1 disengages the feed dog when pushed in and down it holds the feed dog down below the slotted plate. When this button is disengaged the feed dog is free to move up above the slotted plate.

    Knob 2 is for the stitch lenght, moving the knob to the different settings ie 2,3,4 makes no difference to the across ways travel of the feed dog which should move the fabric forward.

    No2 centre button when out is for forward travel of sewing, when pushed in is for reverse sewing. The reverse sewing works correctly.

    No3 knob is for the stitch type.

    Moving all of the knobs to different positions does not make any difference when trying to sew forward, the fabric just does not move.

    What is the correct adjustment to the forward and reverse button?



  • kevinj_2 Aug 27, 2010

    We have been using this machine since 1969, we have never experienced this problem before. Changing the stitch length does not effect the feed dog operationsin forward sewing mode. The dog feed button when pushed in and down causes the feed dog to stay down below the slotted plate, when the feed dog button is released the feed dog moves up and contacts the fabric but then does not move horizontally to make the fabric move forward. When reverse feed button is pushed in the feed dog moves horizontally and fabric moves correctly.
    Have found machine has 2 model numbers 6010 on bottom plate and 6020 on side.

  • kevinj_2 Sep 02, 2010

    For yoy info, I have tracked down the problem of no forward feed of fabric, the plastic cam inside behind the seam former cam is broken. Hence the machine is out of sync. The knob no 1 can not be rotated when pulled out.

    Thank you



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Sounds like you have the buttonhole mode selected, you can verify this by looking at the lower knob it will be more forward than the rest. to fix this just return the knob to 0 and push the knob back in.

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  • painta76 May 23, 2014

    an additional problem i have just found that this problem maybe caused by a broken cam stack gear


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Take a look that it has another button in the right down area that controls the feeding dog ..and for some machines is used for embroidery ....this button has to be in the middle to be working right is usually posted under the one that controls the stitch length ...and it has some symbols with a stitch too..but it is in fact the step of the feeding dog ...Im not sure for your model ..but change the position of that button and see which one is the right one for to work ok ..In some position the feeding dog will not get high enough to touch the fabric and this is the reason that the feeding ahead will not work ..

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    Catalin Turcu Aug 26, 2010

    Like I said ..that button I already mentioned cause the feed dog to do not move in horizontal plan when you stitch ahead...(forward ) has to be placed under the one that normally sets the length of the stitch step ...and the one that operate it forward and rear .....but it is smaller and it is somewhere under..and it only affects the feed dog movement ..if this one is not in it normal position ..than causes this kinda behavior..I will look for the model exactly to let you know what Im talking about ..I m not familiar with the exact word in English ..

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    Catalin Turcu Aug 26, 2010

    OK ..I found a image with some 600 series machine ..and I will try to make myself clear ..
    It is not the same model but I think is similar enough least you will get my point ..
    I numbered the right side buttons ..and I will explain again what I meant..

    as you see I put some numbers on the buttons..and they function like this ..
    1 is the one that determines the stitch step length ..the actual size of the step in a stitch..and the lever is for forward and back ...
    number 2 is probably for the width size when it sews in zigzag (criss cross)..and number 3 should be the one that determine the movement of the feed dog..and if its position is not right this cases what you have even if the buttons are not the same on your machine ..this is what I tried to tell you ..that there is a button that sets the movement of teh feed dog..including the forward and backward ...the values on t are negative and positives...there is the place to look about ..

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    Catalin Turcu Aug 26, 2010

    In this case tale a look around and see if it has any more settings ..cause it has to be one for the feed dog ..usually the one that disengage it ..should have negative and positive values for different tip of movements ..but this one it appears to have not ..anyway it may be a fault of the physical nature than ..

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    Catalin Turcu Sep 02, 2010

    thank you for the info make would not synchronize the move..


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