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Kenmore 17922 sewing machine belt timing

I just changed the belt on the lower shaft of the sewing machine but now the needle and bobbin are out of timing...Are there timing marks anywhere?

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  • molly1221 Mar 16, 2009

    kenmore model 1207 needle jams in down position, works if I take bobbin case out.....it doesn't have the original bobbin case, but one that's sort-of backwards.... but I don't think that's the issue. How do I go about fixing the timing????

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SOURCE: Kenmore Model 16221 sewing machine

your machine needs to be clean take it down clean and oil it up and you will have that problem no more.good luck.

Posted on Jun 04, 2007

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Posted on Dec 10, 2007

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SOURCE: Kenmore sewing ma. model #17922 has a differnet model # for parts

Hi. The issue is probably because 17922 is only part of the model number. Your missing the prefex 385 which makes this model number actually a 385.17922. All Kenmores have a prefex before the actual model number. Other prefixes were 117 , 158 .
Hope this helps .
Rick

Posted on Jan 21, 2009

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SOURCE: can't tighten clutch on Kenmore zig zag sewing machine.

The clutch has fallen off the shaft. Remove the very small screw in the clutch release screw to remove the clutch release. Place the clutch(round thing with ears on it) back on the shaft with the center ears pointing towards the outside. Put the clutch release screw back on. Tighten it to make sure it works
properly. Put the small screw back in the clutch release screw and test it again. If it will not tighten or release properly, remove the clutch ,rotate it180 degrees and try it again.This should solve your problem.
sewman7

Posted on Feb 16, 2009

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SOURCE: replace a motor belt for sewing machine

The top tension is dependent not just on the tension dial, but also on the little disks that you go through to thread the machine. If it is not threaded correctly, you will get bunching underneath. Sometimes I just have to rethread the machine-- when you get to the disks- hold the thread taut and push it through the disks before going up to the arm part. Here is a threading picture I found- but it doesn't point out the disks too much. Once the machine is stitching nicely, then the tension dial can be used to flatten out the stitches.
http://www.sewusa.com/Threading_Diagrams/Threading_Pages/Singer_Sewing_Machine_Threading/singer_900_futura_threading.htm

Posted on Mar 14, 2009

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SOURCE: needle wont pick up bobbin thread

timing issue, need to have serviced.

Posted on Aug 22, 2009

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Kenmore sewing maching model 17922 seizing up. I have oiled it and cleaned it but it still will not work. Suggestions? It was working fine, then just stopped.


Depends with what and where it was oiled. Use only fresh good quality sewing machine oil--NOT 3-in-1, WD-40, cooking oil, or grandma's old stinky brown sewing machine oil.

When a machine has seized, I prefer using liquid Tri-Flow Synthetic Lube (hardware store or bike shop). Open the top, side over the needle bar, and the bobbin area. Gently wiggle the handwheel and apply 1-2 drops each place where metal rubs on metal. Do NOT oil belts, synthetic gears, cams. Then direct hot air from a handheld hairdryer into the internal mechanisam. Get the metal parts hot. If it still doesn't move freely, repeat. Avoid over oiling as the result is you will be spending a lot of time mopping up the excess.

In the future, oil the shuttle/hook every 8 hours of sewing, do a light all-over oiling (as described above) every 40 hours of sewing, or every six months if the machine is in storage or not in regular use.

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Correct needle insertion is mandatory for proper use of your sewing machine.
Raise the needle bar to the highest point, then loosen the needle clamp screw to remove the old needle.
Place the new needle in the needle clamp with the flat side of the needle facing the back, (round needle, the groove in the needle should face away from the shaft).
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