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I have a Kenmore 8 sewing machine. The needle will move up and down with the handwheel on the right, but not with the pedal. When I press down the pedal the wheel moves, but the needle does not. I checked the bobbin threading position and also took apart the bobbin area and there was no tangled thread that I could see. The machine zooms like it's working, but the needle is still. Any ideas?
Thanks so much!
Hold the outer wheel with one hand and with the other try to turn the small inner wheel clockwise. If the inner wheel moves that will tighten the two to turn together. If the inner wheel is tight already then the problem is elsewhere.
If you are still having this problem this is what you should do. Remove the screw in the smaller knob on the right side of the machine. Unscrew the smaller knob, you will have to hold the larger wheel when doing this.
I have a Janome DMX100 Petite sewing machine. I was using it with no problems, then it just stopped. The needle will still move if I use the wheel, but if I am trying to use the foot pedal it won't move and makes a noise.
I would take the bottom off the pedal and see if there is a loose or broken wire.
I have a Brother Innovis 2800d embroidery machine and the needle will not go up or down. You can not turn the knob on the end of the machine. The pedal is plugged in and the pressure foot is down.
It may need to be oiled.
its probley jammed or broken
It sounds as if the belt has come undone from the pulley that is on the motor. Hope this helps.
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If this doesn't work, I would not mess with it. Call them at (877-276-8437). They can give you the best possible solutions.
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