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Europro x top thread has no tension no matter what i put it on

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  • Anonymous Sep 07, 2008

    hello - i have a sears kenmore "model 385. 1764180" bought in 1992(?), but unused for ages; appears to be in good shape except for the following problem: both upper and lower threads lie flat on the fabric and appear loose. i've tried adjusting tension from 5 up to 9, then from 5 down to 0 just to compare. not much difference across from 0 through 9.

  • Anonymous Dec 07, 2008

    Where are the tension discs in the memory craft 4000? I can't get any top tension, either with auto or manual settings.

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There is probably a thread broken off inside the tension discs.To remove it ,adjust the tension knob to 0 tension, and raise the presser foot. Spread the tension discs a part with a small screwdriver and blow some canned or compressed air through the discs.You should see some thread or lint come out of it.

Rethread the machine,adjust the tension back to 5 and test the tension by pulling on the thread near the take up lever. When the foot is up there should be almost no tension. When the foot is down you should have tension.
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