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Hi,

I have an old Toyota electric sewing machine which has always been very reliable. The place I bought it from has closed down some years ago. It has suddenly stopped feeding the material, either backwards or forwards. We took the top off and oiled various bits with little effect. Changing the stitch side does not make any difference.

Can you help please?

Sandra

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  • Sandy45 May 18, 2008

    Thanks for trying but yes I have had the machine for a number of years and the teeth are just above the plate, but maybe not as high up as they used to be but I cannot see how I can raise them up.



    Sandra

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RickE1
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SOURCE: backward stitching

Knowing which kind of machine you have helps alot. Just guessing but maybe the reverse mechanism is stuck and needs some oil in it to free it up. Or the buttonhole mechanism is stuck in reverse part of it.
Probably you should have it looked at.

Posted on Jan 11, 2009

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SOURCE: lost instruction manual for toyota 2400 sewing machine

just visit us at www.janomestuff.com to avail for a new manual

Posted on Sep 18, 2009

Zenqi
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SOURCE: started sewing backwards now not moving material at all

Sounds like the machine's age is causing the lubrication to get sticky.

Try changing the pattern by moving the pattern selector around.

Take out the bobbin and remove the thread and presser foot, raise the presser lever, set the pattern to zig zag, set the stitch length to maximum and run the machine at full speed. While it's running, repeatedly press the reverse lever all the way down. Run it for at least a few minutes.

Posted on Nov 14, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a toyota js021

I had the same problem the nylon gear on the main shaft was worn and would not make contact with the shuttle shalt gear

Posted on Feb 25, 2011

wentlanv
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SOURCE: I have a Toyota 2700

Hi,

Can you get inside to get at the lever? Spray the reverse mechanism with sewing machine oil or WD40. Be sure to clean the mechanism first.
If the feed direction is forward after you oil it, great! If not, it's off to the repair shop.

I hope this works for you. Thanks for visiting fixya.com

Handie Andie
I'd appreciate your vote. Thanks.

Posted on Apr 12, 2011

SOURCE: I have a Toyota RS2000

try a top thread tension of 4

change to a new needle

clean under the needle plate & in bobbin area for lint or loose threads

also rethread machine top thread & bobbin just incase thread is catching somewhere

make sure the thread doesn't come off the thread take up lever

check to see if there are any burrs on the needle plate or the bobbin

Posted on Aug 11, 2011

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