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Model 6091. I can't get the presser foot to go completely down and rest on the fabric. Can you help?

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This is a comon problem with the pfaff 7570. The spring that applys the presser to the foot is all gumed up and needs to be removed cleaned and lubricated. I dont know if you want to try this yourself. You will need to remove the top and side covers and upper tension unit. Can be tricky. A pfaff repair shop should charge around $30. I will go over the steps if you want, let me know. But like i said i can be tricky.

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  • Jojo4a Apr 10, 2011

    Hi Nate_1 I have the same problem I would like to know the steps to fix.

  • nathan lewis Apr 12, 2011

    Sorry it took so long for me to respond.
    I would be happy to help you out. First can you get the panels off without my help, if so do that.
    Also what is the exact model number of your pfaff. This will help me discribe it better, it is different on every pfaff.

  • Jojo4a Apr 13, 2011

    Not sure how to get panels off. My husband is an electrician and is generally pretty handy if you can give us the steps. I have Pfaff 7570. Is there another number I need to tell you?

  • nathan lewis Apr 14, 2011

    7570 great machine. Ill start with the panels

    1remove stitch guide, just bend it and the pin on each side should pop out
    2 remove side cover/light bulb cover- Looking down on the top of machine on the far left side you will see a small screw down inside about 2 inc. losen this screw about 2 turns and the side panel should come off.
    3 remove top panel- remove the 2 small philips screw on the top. Then pull up on the left side and wigle the bobbin winder. It should slide to the left and out.
    4remove light bulb
    5just infront if the light bulb there are 2 small philips screws that hold the front panel on, remove them.
    This is were things get tricky to explain.
    The goal is to remove the tension unit and a full componet.
    It is held on buy 2 -15torks screws and a small spring
    6 remove the small spring on the right side of the tension unit, this spring is what puts upward presser on the needle threader. After you remove the spring becarfull when turning the handwheel not to brake the needle threader.
    7find the 2 screws that hold on the tension unit, one is on the top and one is on the right side. The one on the right side just needle to be lossens not remove.
    The tension unit should be loose and ready to remove
    8 put the takeup lever in a position that it will not get in the way of the tension unit.
    9 lighty pull on the front panel(do not brake) and lift tension unit out of position.
    10 on the top of the presser foot bar there is a small pin and a spring in it. remove then and clean them up. They may be stuck in there very tight.
    11lubricate the spring and the presser foot bar and put it all back together again.

    I hope this is at all helpfull. Hard to explain without pointing at the parts in the machine.
    Let me know how it goes.
    Have fun

  • Jojo4a Apr 16, 2011

    Hey Nate, thanks sooooo much. We followed your steps and presser foot works great now. Again thanks so much!!!!


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Not sure how to get panels off. My husband is an electrician and is generally pretty handy if you can give us the steps. I have Pfaff 7570. Is there another number I need to tell you?

Posted on Apr 13, 2011

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    Debra Greene Sep 06, 2014

    I have a model 1475 cd Pfaff and having the same problem with the pressure foot , what can i do to fix it ?



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