20 Most Recent Elna Heirloom Edition 6005 Questions & Answers

www.sewingpartsonline.com has your part # 734515009, it is kind of pricey at $12.99 but it is worth having the correct part. This company is wonderful for parts and very quick service. You will like them.

Elna Heirloom... | Answered on Sep 21, 2017

Apparently this Elna model has automatic tension settings. May be something you need to have a professional technician address.


Elna Heirloom... | Answered on Feb 15, 2016

Consult your owner's manual in the maintenance section. Your machine is computerized and as such probably requires little oiling, possibly none. Do NOT oil unless you follow the manufacturer's instructions and use only oil that the manufacturer recommends.

You can order an owner's manual here, or contact your Elna dealer/web site:




Elna Heirloom... | Answered on Aug 16, 2015

it will be one of a couple of things, easiest to fix would be needle in backwards, not fully into the needle holder, or wrong gauge needle for the machine.
Or harder to fix, the timing is out. If you have hit something hard while stitching or broken a needle you could have knocked out the timing. Not so easy to fix yourself and best taken to a sewing machine mechanic if you suspect this is the problem.

Elna Heirloom... | Answered on Jul 19, 2015

could be a computer problem,, try turning the machine off and on again and see if the computer clears it, and if not the computer may need to be checked

Elna Heirloom... | Answered on Jun 05, 2015

On my Elna SU the flat side goes to the rear

Elna Heirloom... | Answered on Nov 14, 2014

No, should not have a fuse. Just plug in the cord carfully into the machine again. Make sure the wall socket has power first.
Could be that the foot pedal is burned out if it has been used a lot. But that is not too likely.

Elna Heirloom... | Answered on Oct 04, 2014

The lower pinion gear is likely broken or cracked. Try this test.
Unplug machine, turn hand wheel full rotation. The hook should also spin a full rotation. If it does not move or moves intermittently the gear needs replacement.

Elna Heirloom... | Answered on Aug 22, 2014

troubleshooting guide in manual usually lists this info.

Elna Heirloom... | Answered on Aug 15, 2014

I think the leaver to drop the feed dogs is in the back.

Elna Heirloom... | Answered on Jul 16, 2014

Feed dog lever should lower the feed dogs, these are the teeth that grip and move the fabric foward and backwards as the needle goes up and down, they are under the needle plate.

Only time you would lower the feed dogs is if you want to do free motion embroidery or darning perhaps.

So no, don't touch for normal seam stitching. If you are sewing very heavy fabric you may want to lessen the pressure on the presser foot a little (if your machine has this adjustment it will be a knob on top of the head above the pressure foot area).

You may find that your machine doesn't really like very thick fabrics. Sewing something like upholstery weight with a domestic machine is pretty ambitious; an industrial strength machine is best bet.

Elna Heirloom... | Answered on Apr 20, 2014

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