20 Most Recent Janome 4052LX Mechanical Sewing Machine Questions & Answers


Install a brand new needle. If it still does not pull up the bobbin thread, then the machine is probably out of time. Search for sewing machine timing or take it for service.

Janome 4052LX... | Answered on Apr 04, 2017


I would think it is not chatching the bobbin thread or the tension is to lose.

Janome 4052LX... | Answered on Jul 24, 2014


Be careful if you have a two piece body machine because once you have taken screws out of the back there are plastic lugs on the inside of the casing that you have to locate, my advice is to oil all the parts that you can see or take it to a sewing machine shop

Janome 4052LX... | Answered on Oct 21, 2013


The ziz-zag wdith regulartor might be switched off. try turning the knob. I hope this helps :)

Janome 4052LX... | Answered on Aug 18, 2013


I'm not understanding your problem, can you please explain it a little bit more clearly?

Janome 4052LX... | Answered on Apr 03, 2011


You can get the manual on the link below.

http://www.managemylife.com/mmh/owner_manuals/18625/KENMORE-Mechanical-Sewing-L0306431?brand_name_search=385.4052

Good Luck please rate 4 thumbs up and please leave a testimonial

Janome 4052LX... | Answered on Mar 27, 2011


If the needle is hitting at the low spot when its lowered, the needle is bent or not fully pushed up into the needle bar, could be timing of the needle bar as well.

Janome 4052LX... | Answered on Jan 15, 2011


You can find it here:
http://ifixmachines.com/index.php?page=shop.product_details&product_id=3122&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=54

Janome 4052LX... | Answered on Nov 16, 2010


Welcome to FixYa! on the list below is the steps to oil your sewing machine.

  1. Remove the screw from the top of the Janome face plate with a small flathead screwdriver. The face plate is on the top of the sewing machine directly above the needle.

  2. Pull the face plate up and away from the sewing machine gently.

  3. Face the sewing machine as if you were about to start sewing.

  4. Locate a small cylinder attached to the side of the sewing machine facing you that had been covered by the face plate. Apply one or two drops of oil to the top of this cylinder.

  5. Locate a small square that is directly above the needle of the machine, also previous hidden by the face plate. Apply one or two drops of oil directly above and below this square.

  6. Replace the face plate and tighten the screw.

  7. Open the hook cover of the sewing machine as if you were changing the bobbin. This area is located directly under the needle.

  8. Remove the bobbin case by grasping the lever on the case and gently pulling the case out from the machine.

  9. Remove the hook ring and the hook. These two parts are behind the bobbin case and should come out easily.

  10. Apply one drop of oil to the center of the hole the bobbin was removed from.

  11. Replace all of the parts you removed from the sewing machine.

Good luck

Janome 4052LX... | Answered on Nov 09, 2010


Unfortunately Janome don't provide links to their user manuals, so the only option is to buy one. I cannot find any free examples elsewhere, but this supplier has what you need at a reasonable price. If you find that you cannot eventually get the tension correct, then your machine is worn or out of adjustment and will need servicing. A smooth running machine is vital for consistent tension, so make sure that you have cleaned out the lint from the mechanism and applied sewing machine oil as advised in the owners manual.

Hope that I've been of some assistance and that you quickly solve your tension teaser! Please take a moment to rate my reply.

Janome 4052LX... | Answered on Sep 17, 2010


Janome would be a possible source.

Janome Sewing... | Answered on Nov 20, 2020


IF YOU WERE A DEALER OR A REPAIR SSERVICE PROVIDER THEY MIGHT SELL YOU ONE BUT THEY DON'T GIVE THEM TO CONSUMERS

Janome Sewing... | Answered on Nov 09, 2020


Contact Janome directly to request a manual for model 1722, and to inquire about obtaining a replacement base plate.

Janome Sewing... | Answered on Oct 29, 2020

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