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Riccar 9900 model fix. The reverse feed button (which makes reverse stitching) inside of the stitch length dial is continually getting stuck. My grandma and I have found that it can be popped out with a properly placed pin or the perfect touch. Why is it getting stuck?

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I have a riccar 2600 and I can't figure out witch knob makes it sew straight. Please help!!! Thanks, Heather


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FWIW, it appears that the round dial on the far right is the stitch length selector. The round dial at the top is the zig-zag stitch selector.

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Shorten your stitch in reverse the machine can't do a stitch that long in reverse. Also google your make and model machine and the word Manual so you can properly learn to use the machine safely.

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Difficult to do for long distances as the feed dogs are designed to feed the fabric front to back. But on some Elnas you can turn the stitch length over into the negative on the dial and the machine will sew backwards continuously without using the reversing button.

So check if your machine has this function on the stitch length dial (manual machine obviously, computerised machine is not going to have this option).

Why would you need to do it this way, are you quilting/stitching with a large mass on the left of the needle?

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My model 210 is stuck in reverse. Can you help?


The only thing you can do to possible free the mechanism is to turn the lower dial back and forth a bit, from the position where it is in permanent reverse to the numbered area on the dial. Make sure the selector is not on the buttonhole position. That machine doesn't really have a history of that issue but anything is possible, especially if it has sat for awhile and not been used. If moisture was present where it was stored, it's possible the feed linkage is slightly rusted and simply stuck.

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MOdel 6430 has the stitch length and buttonhole selector on the same knob. It is the one on the bottom right side of the machine. I believe you may have selected the buttonhole by pulling out on the large round knob. You need to turn the knob back to 0 zero and push in. This should return the machine to normal mode.Adjust your stitch length to 3 and try it. The reverse knob in the center should also stick out so that it becomes operational again.
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How do I change the stiches?


You can do all of these stitches by using different combinations of your stitch selector, stitch width and stitch feed knobs, for instance, on the panel I can see on your machine:

http://www.jo-ann.com/joann/product/images/52659.jsp?CATID=cat3122&PRODID=prd11333

Stitches 1, 2 & 3 are straight stitches, centered, left and right. Really basic stuff, not different stitches at all. 4,5,6,7 & 8 are zig-zag stitches of different widths. 9 is the widest zig-zag (no. 8) on a finer stitch length, etc...

I think you should try and get an instruction manual for your machine. After a lengthy search of my usual manual sources, I've determined that that this may not be so easy. I think you should contact White on their 800 number and let them try and help you... 1-800-331-3164.

If you found this helpful, please vote generously as I receive nothing other than acknowledgement for my time.

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