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Feed dogs on Singer 7466 wont stay up.

I was having trouble with my machine sewing and checked the feed dogs. They looked half way up so I tried to up them back down then back up again via the lever on the back of the machine.
NOW they wont stay up at all . I have taken the whole bobbin case appart and then took feed dogs off but still cant find issue. I am guessing its a spring but heck if I know. IF someone can tell me what to do next I would appreciate it. I dont wanna have to take the whole thing apart unless totally necessary.
I am outta work and try to sew for some extra money and NOW this..I cant really afford to go take it somewhere. I think I have had for 2 years or so.

Thankx for any advice.

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There is a screw behind the feed dog with a plastic nut ,you need to loosen the nut and move the screw up or down and retighten where needed,,,,,,,,,also there is a plastic support under that screw that could have come out of place ,which means you will have to open the machine to reinstall it.

Posted on Jan 10, 2009

  • Vinka Hodgeon Aug 18, 2013

    I am having the same problem with my Singer 6038. You are quite right Mr "frogss" about a plastic support. Mine fell out when I try to open the machine up. This model is also hellishly difficult to prize open even after removing all the screws. Clearly, putting a cheap plastic support in an inaccessible place is intentional for they want us to throw the machine away and buy a new one.

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