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How can I fix a jammed, squeaky hand wheel?

A couple weeks ago, my serger was giving off a burning smell and slowed down to a stop. I took it in to get it repaired and was told it just needed cleaned and oiled. After the maintenance I was told it would run like it was brand new - and it did! Then, the other day it just stopped - no slowing down, no burning smell. The handwheel is very hard to move (the motor is trying to sew, it just feels like it's 'jammed' somehow). I cleaned and oiled the machine again (even though this was just done) and it still wouldn't work. I took the screw off the handwheel, oiled it and it started running again, but is now making a squeaking noise. What can I do to fix this?

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This sounds like a bushing in your serger or the upper looper shaft heats up with use. This the swells the metal and seizes the machine. This is always hard to fix right because there are many points on the serger that need regular lube and can heat up. it is an eliminate 1 joint at a time and try agein

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SOURCE: embroidery sewing machine stopped working

I am not sure what you mean: motor runs but nothing else moves?

Have you have turned the machine off and tried again? Like computers, sometimes they need rebooted.

More information is needed to evaluate further.

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SOURCE: My husqvarna 905 serger is making a noise and

Lubrication points are in section 3-12 on page 34 of my manual. Look for Lubrication in the index if you don't find it there.
The 905 should be lightly lubricated each time it is used or after about 6 hours of operation. I recommend removing all lint and lubricating when you are finished working for the day so it will be ready to go when you need it next.
It should also be serviced regularly, depending on how much use it gets. If it is furry around the edges, find a certified repair center that you can trust. Ask around at any sewing get-together and you will be able to determine a reliable technician to take it to.

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Check the bobbin area to make sure the needle is not catching on something with the bobbin unit. Take the bobbin case out and see if it runs. It may be the belt but that's inside. Usually if the belt is off, the handwheel will turn easily but the needle will not go up and down. Suggest service by local authorized husqvarna viking dealer. You can find the nearest dealer from the husqvarna viking website and click on "Dealers" link.

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SOURCE: new sewing machine is squeaking

YOu may have bent the needle. Put in a new needle and re-thread the whole machine. See if that works.

Posted on Aug 19, 2010

SOURCE: huskylock viking serger 905,910 motor moving very slow

it's possible that somthing is wrong with the motor or a belt or even
the foot pedal
only a sewing machine shop can tell you for sure what's wrong

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