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Model 6110. Dropdown foot is not fully descending. How can I repair?

The little lever lifts foot ok but when I try to drop it down on fabric it goes so far then slows right down. If I leave it down when I put the machine away, it is tight enough when I go back to it. Someone in an older query was told that the lubricant had become thick and they had opened the machine to clean and lubricate. This fixed the problem but I cannot see any way to open the machine to access this foot lever. Help?

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The grease that is their may be thick. Get your hair dryer out and warm the total parts that rises and falls when you move your lever.
Continue to move the lever while you're heating the parts. You should notice a big change. Try to clean off any old grease. After you do this use some good synthetic oil on the moving parts.

Posted on Feb 15, 2021

Testimonial: "Brilliant idea. I looked in my tools and found a screwdriver bit, not a Phillips but one with more “teeth”. Got some in a set from Lidl at one time. I lifted the handle, opened the top flap where the spool would go and removed two screws, one at either end and popped the top section out giving access to innards. Then as per instructions I let the hair drier heat things up, lifting and lowering the foot at the same time. Gradually the foot began going further down until it was landing with a clunk. Mission accomplished! I finished off with a few drops of oil from the cat hair trimmer and put the panel back on. The job’s a good ‘in as they say. I can’t thank Jimmie enough ??"

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SOURCE: Pfaff triptronic 2040 sewing machine

Could be a couple of things:

  1. Foot control is bad - take foot control to your local Pfaff dealer to try on one of their machines. If their machine won't run either, it's the foot control and you can look into repair/replacement.
  2. Machine has a short or some type or computer board problem - take machine to local Pfaff dealer and try with one of their known working foot controls. If the machine still doesn't work, your dealer will need to diagnose what is wrong.
Hope this helps.

Happy stitching,
Kim & Linnette
www.sewingexpressions.com

Posted on Dec 03, 2008

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SOURCE: Manual Sewing machine Pfaff 1229

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Posted on May 27, 2009

Anonymous

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SOURCE: Have a model 6091 Pfaff. The sewing foot will not lower complete

I had this same problem. On the bottom of the head there is a slide switch. Lay your machine on its back and you can easily see it. Slide it back and your problem should be solved.

Posted on Dec 04, 2010

SOURCE: how do you adjust timing on pfaff 138 sewing machine

Take the foot off the machine
Remove the needle plate
Remove the feed dogs
rotate by hand until the needle is at the lowest position
continue rotating until the needle rises 2 mm
the hook assembly should be passing exactly by the scarf of the needle
if not loosen the two screws that secure the the hook assembly and rotate the hook assembly by hand until it is exactly at the scarf of the needle and the distance between the hook and the scarf is .1 mm (almost touching the needle)
tightened the two screws, replace the feed dogs and foot and it should sew perfectly

Posted on Sep 22, 2012

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SOURCE: foot pedal dead, machine keeps sewing!

Sounds like your foot control is faulty.
I can supply foot controls for 99% of sewing machines.
Mike
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http://www.sewingmachineswales.com

Posted on Oct 10, 2012

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