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OIL I have a Yamata z361 and need to know what oil to use in it? Can't find my book. Thanks

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Use only sewing machine oil as provided with the machine or from a local sewing supply dealer.

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I have a second hand Yamata FY7568 sewing machine, and the bobbin tension is too tight. The instruction book says it is factory set and does not need to be altered. What can I do, please?

I was also looking for yamata manual can:t get it on internet but got it from Ricoma you can mail them on and the will send u the pdf file may be a fee if you didn:t purchases the machine from one of there dealers

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Where to put oil in

No, no, no! Do not oil all over. Consult your owner's manual. If your machine is computerized, the oil will most likely damage the computer components. Evenso, there are belts and plastic parts that should not be oiled.

If your machine is mechanical, rock the handwheel gently and apply ONLY 1-2 drops (fresh, good quality sewing machine oil) every place that metal rubs against metal. Tri-Flow Synthetic Lube is very good as it contains teflon and does not dry out like regular sewing machine oil.

Since it is a serger, oiling more frequently would be good (perhaps every project) but limit to only a couple drops of oil. Over-oiling is not good unless you like having to clean up the excess and getting it on your fabric!


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Yamata FY5318 reverse lever sticking

Have you really examined the machine? I had a machine binding on me once and found that the take up lever had been bent and it was binding on the upstroke.

Usually binding is a bent or very gummed up part or bits of thread causing issues. Get out your magnifying glass and some tweezers... time to pick clean and oil.

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I wanted to know where to get a yamata fy920 manual?

I hope that the link below can help you to get a manufacturer's manual.

Just click_here so that you will be redirected to the exact site. Thanks.

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Good Day, I have a yamata fy920. I bought it more than a year ago and the presser foot is not working. Any help on how I get this fixed would be more than appreciated. Thanks in advance

Do you mean the foot control or the presser foot on the machine? if it is the latter then it may need a drop of fine oil such as WD40 on top of the pressser bar overnight, if it is the foot control check the pins that go into the machine to make sure one has not been pressed in.

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How do i oil my janome mc 9500?

In the instruction book, it does not say that you need to oil your machine, but most dealers suggest oiling once every 8-10 hours of sewing.

You can put one drop of oil on the wick that is located under your bobbin case. If you don't have any get a bottle of sewing machine oil from your dealer or any sewing machine dealer close to you. Remember, you only need the smallest amount of oil.

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There are special oils made just for sewing machines and these are freely available from sewing shops and even some hardware outlets.

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Try a little oil and let it set befor pulling.

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