To Top

Needle on Kenmore Sewing Machine Won't Move

I have Kenmore sewing machine and the needle won't go up and down. The model is #158-850. It is not going up nor down with foot pedal nor by hand. Help.

Ad

We are giving away $200 in Amazon gift cards (US only) for people who answer recent questions on ThriftyFun this month! Click here to find out more...

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

March 4, 20170 found this helpful
Best Answer

Make sure the clutch was not disengaged. The clutch is the little wheel inside the large wheel on the right side of the machine. When it is turned one way, the needle will move and when turned the other way, the needle will not move.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
March 4, 20170 found this helpful

I already tried that.anyone suggestions

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
March 5, 20170 found this helpful
Best Answer

A lever or gear may be broken. You will have to take it in to be fixed.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Ad

March 7, 20170 found this helpful

I know that and doesn't seem to be a problem. I even cleaned inside wheel and oiled it. Anything else to try?

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
March 5, 20170 found this helpful
Best Answer

Check the bobbin area. The bobbin area can become congested with thread and the needle won't move.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
March 7, 20170 found this helpful

If bobbin not threaded right will that stop needle?

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Anonymous
March 5, 20170 found this helpful

Make sure the bobbin area is cleared of all thread. Sometimes the needle won't move if the bobbin area is overpacked with thread.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Ad

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
In This Guide
Categories
Home and Garden Repair Machines Sewing MachinesMarch 4, 2017
Guides
More
🍂
Thanksgiving Ideas!
🎃
Halloween Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/10/19 12:11:57 in 1 secs. ⛅️️
Loading Something Awesome!