Value of an Antique Singer Sewing Machine?Sewing machines have been around for over 100 years and there are many old-fashioned ones that can be still found for sale. This is a page about the value of an antique Singer sewing machine.
Repairing the Bobbin Winder on a Singer Sewing Machine?The bobbin winder on your machine is an important feature that you really can't do without. This is a page about repairing the bobbin winder on a Singer sewing machine.
Lawn Mower Starter Cord Won't PullIf the pull cord on your mower gets stuck, you may be able to open up the mower and repair or replace it yourself. The other option is to find a repair shop. This is a page about lawn mower starter cord won't pull.
Sewing Machine Not StitchingThis is a page about sewing machine not stitching. Sometimes you can troubleshoot and make the needed repairs to your sewing machine.
John Deere Riding Mower Won't StartYou can almost hear the grass growing as you sit there trying to start up your uncooperative riding mower. This is a page about John Deere riding mower won't start.
Murray Riding Lawnmower Won't StartTroubleshooting a non-starting riding mower can be a process. This is a page about Murray riding lawnmower won't start.
Sewing Machine Needle Not Catching ThreadIt can be very frustrating if your machine is not sewing properly. This page is about sewing machine needle not catching thread.
Sewing Machine Needle Not Moving?The reason that the needle will not move on your sewing machine may be due to a jam or a broken part. If you are unable to fix it on your own, it may be time to take it to a shop. This is a page about what to do if your sewing machine needle is not moving.
Repairing a Kenmore Sewing MachineThis is a page about repairing a Kenmore sewing machine. Kenmore sewing machines, made for Sears, are found in numerous households. When your machine begins to preform badly or stops sewing altogether it is time for repairs. Some can be done by the owner and others may require the services of a professional repair person.
Craftsman Riding Mower Won't StartIt is very frustrating to roll out your mower to cut the lawn only to find that it won't start. This is a page about Craftsman riding mower won't start.
Repairing a Pfaff Sewing Machine?This is a page about repairing a Pfaff sewing machine. Pfaff sewing machines are great machines. If repaired and maintained properly, they can last a very long time.
Removing a Wheel from a Riding Mower?This is a page about removing a wheel from a riding mower. Whether replacing a tire, doing maintenance, or making repairs, you may need to remove the wheels from your riding mower.
Troubleshooting a Riding Lawn Mower That Won't StartMowing the grass is one of the rites of summer, but now your mower won't start. There are many things that can cause a riding mower to refuse to fire up. This is a page about troubleshooting a riding lawn mower that won't start.
Electrical Wiring Diagram for John...This is a page about find a electrical wiring diagram for John Deere mower. John Deere mowers are an expensive investments, so being able to repair them can be useful. Having an electrical diagram allows you to work on it yourself.
Repairing a Janome or New Home Sewing...This is a page about repairing a Janome or New Home sewing machine. Some problems with your sewing machine can be fixed at home by making adjustments or replacing parts.
Poulan Pro Riding Mower Won't StartWhy a mower won't start up can sometimes be a mystery. This is a page troubleshooting a Poulan Pro riding mower that won't start.
Bobbin Case Stuck on a Singer Sewing Machine?If the bobbin has become stuck on your Singer sewing machine, you may need to have it repaired professionally. This is a page about bobbin case in singer machine stuck.
Repairing a Singer Sewing MachineThis is a page about repairing a Singer sewing machine. Some problems that you may experience with your sewing machine can be repaired or adjusted at home, others will need to be looked at by a repair person.
Cub Cadet Riding Lawn Mower Won't StartTroubleshooting the reason your mower won't start is a process that hopefully gets you back to mowing soon. This is a page about Cub Cadet riding lawn mower won't start.
Bypassing Safety Switches on a Riding Lawnmower?Safety switches on lawn mowers are there to protect you from injury. However, for repair purposes it may be necessary to bypass or disable the safety switches on your riding lawnmower. After repair always, return all safety switches to full functionality before using your riding lawnmower again.
Sewing Machine Thread Keeps BreakingThis is a page about when sewing machine thread keeps breaking. It is very frustrating to have the thread on your sewing machine constantly break.
Repairing Handwheel on a Singer Sewing Machine?The handwheel needs to move freely for proper sewing and can develop a problem when the machine is not set properly and gets jammed. This is a page about repairing handwheel on a singer sewing machine.
Lawnmower Blade Won't Turn?This is a page about lawnmower blade won't turn. Troubleshooting a lawnmower if often very frustrating, not only do you have to determine the cause of the problems, but the grass can be heard growing in the background.
Repairing a Lawnmower CordThis is a page about repairing a lawnmower cord. When your pull cord is broken, won't pull smoothly or retract properly, you need a repair.
John Deere Riding Mower Keeps Stalling?This is a page about fixing a John Deere riding mower that keeps stalling. There could be a number of reasons for your riding mower to stall, especially if it is the first time you are using it for the season.
Foot Pedal Not Working on Sewing Machine?Even with power to the sewing machine light and controls, it is possible for the foot pedal to not work. This may be repairable or you might need to buy a new one. This is a page about the foot pedal not working on a sewing machine.
Repairing a Toyota Sewing MachineBefore you take your broken machine to a repairman, you may be able to fix the problem yourself. This is a page about repairing a Toyota sewing machine.
Sewing Machine Won't Sew in Reverse?This is a page about sewing machine won't sew in reverse. It can be very frustrating when your sewing machine is not working properly. It may be time to take it in for repair.
Riding Mower Keeps Shutting OffThe lawn is in desperate need of mowing and your mower keeps shutting off. This is a page about riding mower keeps shutting off.
Sewing Machine Not Feeding Fabric?This is a page about when sewing machine not feeding fabric. It is so frustrating when your sewing machine malfunctions.
Repairing a Long Arm Quilting Machine?This is a page about repairing a long arm quilting machine. Long arm quilters can speed up the quilting process quite a bit, but do occasionally need to be serviced.
Repairing a Lawn Mower CarburetorThis is a page about repairing a lawn mower carburetor. A common cause of a lawn mower not starting lies with the carburetor.
Lawn Mower Carburetor Not Getting GasIf your lawn mower carburetor is not getting gas the fuel line may be clogged. This is a page about lawn mower carburetor not getting gas.
Sewing Machine Stuck in Reverse?This is a page about a sewing machine stuck in reverse. Right in the middle of sewing the machine gets stuck in reverse.
Singer Sewing Machine Not Picking Up Bobbin Thread?If you have pulled your threads properly, it may be a worn bobbin gear when your machine is not picking up the bobbin thread. This is a page about Singer sewing machine not picking up bobbin thread.
Sewing Machine is Breaking or Bending NeedlesThis is a page about sewing machine is breaking or bending needles. Having a needle break or bend right in the middle of a sewing project can be very frustrating. Knowing how to troubleshoot the cause and make the repair would get you back to work.
Riding Mower Won't Start Without Gas In CarburetorOnce you have at least identified a temporary fix for your mower issues, now you can concentrate on repairing it. This is a page about riding mower won't start without gas in carburetor.
Repairing a Troy-Bilt Riding Lawn MowerThis is a page about repairing a Troy-Bilt riding lawn mower. Many lawn mower repairs can be done by the homeowner. Diagnosing the problem will help you decide when your mower needs professional help.
Riding Mower With a Kawasaki Engine Won't Start?You can't mow the lawn when your mower won't start. Trying to find the cause of it not firing up is a process. This is a page about a riding mower with a Kawasaki engine that won't start.
Sewing Machine Presser Foot Stuck Up?This is a page about sewing machine presser foot stuck up. Sewing is impossible if the presser foot on your machine is stuck up.
Bobbin Case Keeps Falling Out of a Sewing Machine?This is a page about the bobbin case keeps falling out of a sewing machine. You have just cleaned your machine or rewound the bobbin and now the case won't stay inside the machine.
Riding Mower Won't Restart After Hitting Something?The impact of hitting or running over something with your riding mower may cause damage to the flywheel key, keeping you from restarting the mower. This part can be purchased and replaced to get your mower back up and running. This is a page about what to do when your riding mower won't restart after hitting something.
Repairing a MTD Riding MowerThis is a page about repairing a MTD riding mower. Many things can go wrong with your riding mower. If you can diagnose the problem and are handy, you can make many of the repairs yourself.
Riding Mower Battery Won't Hold a Charge?This is a page about riding mower battery won't hold a charge. How can you get the lawn mowed when the battery won't hold a charge? Perhaps a bit of troubleshooting will help you discover the cause and make repairs.
Sewing Machine Needle Won't Stay Threaded?This is a page about sewing machine needle won't stay threaded. It is always frustrating to begin a sewing project only to have your machine stop working properly.
Huskee Riding Mower Won't Start?Trying to find the cause for your mower not starting can be a process. This is a page about Huskee riding mower won't start.
Putting My Sewing Machine Back Together?If you have even attempted to repair your sewing machine, you may have had the unfortunate experience of being unable to put it back together again. This is a page about putting my sewing machine back together.
Singer Sewing Machine Won't Sew?If your Singer sewing machine has stopped working, it may need repair from a professional. This is a page about singer sewing machine won't sew.
Brother Sewing Machine Manuals?This page is about brother sewing machine manuals.Finding a replacement manual for a sewing machine can be a challenge.
Riding Mower Dies When It AcceleratesThis is a page about a riding mower that dies when it accelerates. If your riding lawn mower dies when you accelerate, there could be a number of things causing the problem. Here are some suggestions to help you diagnose the issue.
Manuals For Older Sewing MachinesThis page is about manuals for older sewing machines. Finding a replacement manual for an older sewing machine can be a challenge.
Craftsman LT 2000 Riding Mower Won't StartThere are a number of reasons a mower won't start. Diagnosing the cause is the first step to making the necessary repair. This is a page about Craftsman LT 2000 riding mower won't start.
Mower Battery Hooked Up to Wrong Terminals?Mistakes happen and hooking up battery cables on your mower to the wrong terminals is unfortunate, but possible. This is a page about what to do if you hooked up your mower battery to the wrong terminals.
Husqvarna Riding Mower Keeps Stalling?Trying to figure out why your lawn mower keeps stalling can be difficult. This is a page about Husqvarna riding mower keeps stalling.
Janome Machine Not Picking Up Bobbin Thread?There are a few things that can cause this problem. Try checking the manual or manufacturer's website. If all else fails it is time for a trip to the repair shop. This is a page about Janome machine not picking up bobbin thread.
How to Find the Model Number on a New Home Sewing Machine?It's necessary to locate the model number on sewing machines, for repair parts and other information, but it can be difficult on older models. This is a page about how to find the model number on a New Home sewing machine.
Putting a Larger Amp Battery in a Riding Mower?This is a page about putting a larger amp battery in a riding mower. Trying to repair a mower that is difficult to start may be approached using different remedies.
Repairing a Leaky Carpet Shampooer?If your carpet shampooer has a leak, you will need to repair it or you will have a mess instead of clean carpets. This is a page about repairing a leaky carpet shampooer.
Whirlpool Washer Not Spinning Properly?A washing machine must be level and the load balanced to spin properly. Otherwise it may be time for a repair. This is a page about whirlpool washer not spinning.
Removing the Hand Wheel on a Sewing Machine?Certain sewing machine repairs require removing the hand wheel, such as when replacing the belt. This is a page about removing the hand wheel on a sewing machine.
Bobbin Not Winding?If the bobbin is not winding on your sewing machine, you will need to get it repaired before you can continue using the machine. This is a page about bobbin not winding.
Fixing a Lawn Mower That Won't StartThe lawn is getting taller by the minute and your mower won't start. This is a page about what to do when your push lawn mower won't start.
Bobbin Getting TangledThis is a page about bobbin getting tangled. It is extremely frustrating to sit down to your sewing machine to start a project only to have it malfunction.
Yardman Mower Won't StartLawn mowers are an important tool that we depend on for routine yard maintenance. When they fail to start it is very frustrating and can be an expensive repair. This is a page about a Yardman mower that won't start.
Adjusting the Stitch Length on a Janome Sewing Machine?The stitch length on a sewing machine sometimes needs to be readjusted. If the controls do not work correctly, it may be time to take it in to the repair shop. This is a page about adjusting the stitch length on a Janome sewing machine.
Sewing Machine Constantly Runs When Turned On?There must be a short somewhere if your machine is not being controlled by the foot pedal. Time to consult a professional. This is a page about sewing machine constantly runs when plugged in.
Adjusting the Tension on Your Sewing...This is a page about adjusting the tension on your sewing machine. You just finished sewing a seam only to find loopy loose stitches instead of a nice neat line of tight stitches. Does your thread constantly break? The problem is probably with the machine's tension.
Brother CS6000i Sewing Machine Won't Sew?Some problems with a sewing machine can be repaired by the crafter or seamstress. Certain issues simply need an adjustment made to correct the malfunction. This is a page about what to do when a Brother CS6000i sewing machine won't sew.
Blades Won't Engage on a Troy Bilt Riding Mower?The blades on my Troy Bilt riding mower won't engage.
Riding Mower Keeps StallingThis is a page about when your riding mower keeps stalling. You are out cutting the lawn and your mower keeps stalling, this can be so frustrating.
Poulan Pro Push Mower Won't Start?Anytime your mower won't fire up, you will need to do some sleuthing to determine the cause. This is a page about Poulan Pro push mower won't start.
Raising Feed Dogs on a Singer 6268 Sewing Machine?Sometimes it can be frustrating trying to find the control for raising the feed dogs on a new sewing machine. This is a page about raising feed dogs on a Singer 6268 sewing machine.
Removing the Rear Wheel on a Troy-Bilt Mower?This is a page about removing the rear wheel on a Troy-Bilt mower. When making repairs to your lawn mower, you may need to check out the many videos on YouTube if you don't have a manual that contains repair help.
Where is the Fuse on a Poulan Lawn Tractor?I have a Poulan lawn tractor; when I turn key I get nothing. I charged the battery, still nothing. I see some people mention a fuse. Where is the fuse located?
Kenmore Sewing Machine Needle Is Not Centered?This is a page about kenmore sewing machine needle is not centered. It is important for the needle of your sewing machine to be in the proper place so that your seam allowances will be accurate. If you have found that your needle is misaligned, here is a tip for adjusting it.
John Lewis Sewing Machine Replacement Parts?This is a page about John Lewis sewing machine replacement parts. It can sometimes be a challenge to find parts for an older sewing machine.
Feed Dogs Not Advancing Fabric?You can't use your machine when the feed dogs malfunction and don't move the fabric forward. This is a page about feed dogs not advancing fabric.
Tiller Won't Start?This is a page about tiller won't start. It is extremely frustrating when you are preparing your garden area and the tiller won't start.
Repairing a Sewing MachineUnfortunately sometimes your sewing machine requires troubleshooting and repair for a variety of problems, such as jamming. This is a page about repairing a sewing machine.
Craftsman Riding Mower Keeps Stalling?This is a page about Craftsman riding mower keeps stalling. It is very frustrating when your mower keeps stalling. Sometimes you can make the repairs yourself.
Repairing a Nelco Sewing Machine?These vintage machines imported in the late 1950s from Japan were well made and can still be found stitching away in many homes. This is a page about repairing a Nelco sewing machine.
Bobbin Thread is Bunching UpAdjusting the tension on your sewing machine can usually fix the problem of bunched bobbin thread. This is a page about bobbin thread is bunching up.
Sewing Machine Slows Down?If your sewing machine slows down when you are using it, you probably have some friction being caused in the mechanism somehow. A sewing machine that slows down will most likely need to be taken in for repair.
Repairing a Kenmore Ultra Stitch Sewing Machine?This is a page about repairing a Kenmore Ultra Stitch sewing machine. It is truly frustrating when your sewing machine malfunctions; determining the cause may be elusive.
Repairing a Singer 6268 Sewing MachineSome issues with your sewing machine can be repaired or adjusted at home, but some problems will need to be looked at by a repair person. This is a page about repairing a Singer 6268 sewing machine.
Kenmore Sewing Machine Won't Run?Kenmore sewing machines are generally pretty reliable but if your has stopped working it may need to be repaired or replaced. If your Kenmore sewing machine won't run it could be a variety if issues preventing it from working.
Toro Riding Mower Won't Start?It is exceedingly frustrating to get set to mow the lawn and have your mower refuse to start. This page addresses the possible reasons why your Toro riding mower won't start.
Opening a Singer Confidence 7469Q Quilter Sewing Machine?Sometimes an attempt to try and fix or make an adjustment to your sewing machine is thwarted from the beginning by an inability to open up the machine. This is a page about opening a Singer Confidence 7469Q Quilter sewing machine.
Repairing a Jammed Sewing Machine?Sometimes a jammed machine can be fixed at home, without the need for taking it in to a shop. First remove thread, bobbin case, and needle if possible. Check to see if there is a wad of thread or lots of lint and clean. Continue troubleshooting using the tips on this page. This is a page about repairing a jammed sewing machine.
Replacement Parts for a Precision Sewing Machine?This is a page about replacement parts for a Precision sewing machine. Finding the right parts to fix your sewing machine can save you a lot of money on buying a new machine.
Bobbin Thread Keeps Breaking?There are a number of common reasons for the bobbin thread in your sewing machine to break. Resolving these issues will make sewing easier. This is a page about fixing bobbin thread that keeps breaking.
Singer Embroidery Sewing Machine Keeps Freezing Up?Sitting down to work on an embroidery project only to have your machine not stitch is extremely frustrating. This is a page about what to do when a Singer embroidery sewing machine keeps freezing up.
Sewing Machine Wheel Not Turning?Sometimes you may be able to determine the cause of a sewing machine malfunction and repair it yourself. This is a page about a sewing machine wheel not turning.
Sewing Machine Keeps Jamming?The bobbin being loaded improperly may make your sewing machine jam up. This is a page about sewing machine keeps jamming.
Sewing Machine Needle Won't Move Using Pedal?If your sewing machine's pedal has stopped working, you may need to replace it or have the pedal repaired. This is a page about sewing machine needle won't move using pedal.
Craftsman LT 1000 Riding Mower Won't Start?Determining the reason your riding mower won't start is the first step towards making the necessary repairs. This is a page about Craftsman LT 1000 riding mower won't start.
Trouble With Sewing Machine After Bending NeedleSometimes when you accidentally bend a sewing machine needle you can throw the timing out of adjustment. This will probably require a trip to a repair shop to have it corrected. This is a page about trouble with a sewing machine after bending the needle.
Nelco Sewing Machine Jamming in Bobbin Area?Try removing the bobbin and the needle plate from the machine. Clean all the dust and pieces of thread in the bobbin area completely. This is a page about Nelco sewing machine jamming in bobbin area.
John Deere Lawn Mower Won't Turn Left or Right?This is a page about John Deere lawn mower won't turn left or right. Having a riding mower that will only move straight forward is not very workable. You can either take it in to a repair shop or search the internet for the available videos on repairing the steering.
Finding a Manual for an Old Reel Mower?This is a page about finding a manual for an old reel mower. Back in the day many people used a manual push mower or reel mower. If you have purchased an older model you probably have no documentation on the mower.
Refurbishing a Vintage Sewing Machine?This is a page about refurbishing a vintage sewing machine. Just because your machine is old does not mean it is no longer useful. It may just need some maintenance.
Machine Only Sews Straight Stitch?My Singer 6038 has suddenly stopped sewing any zigzag or interlocking stitches as it used to and only sews straight no matter what stitch I select on the dial. The needle no longer moves sideways while sewing to make zigzags, etc. It all happened in the time it took me to get up to make a cup of tea!
Fixing a Lawn Mower That Won't StartWe have a Craftsman mower (with a Briggs and Stratton engine) that we have not taken very good care of.
Fix Any LawnmowerI created a video blog on fixing a mower. It is a step by step process. It was much simpler than taking a thousand pictures and typing all that I wanted to say.
Sewing Machine Stitches Too Loose?It is very frustrating to have your machine making stitches that are too loose. Typically this can be corrected by resetting the tension. For other ideas to help correct this issue read on.
Finding Replacement Parts for a Kenmore Sewing Machine?Finding replacement parts for your Kenmore sewing machine usually means a bit of time researching on the internet. The older the machine, the more difficult this task may become. The model name, number, and serial number will probably help identify the machine and make your search more productive.
Determining Two-cycle Mixed Gas from Regular GasolineTwo-cycle mixed gas is generally used for small engines, like yard trimmers or lawn mowers. It is important not to mix up regular gasoline with this blend as it can cause damage to the engine if the wrong type is used. Be sure to refer to your owner's manual for the correct gas requirement.
Sewing Machine Runs Without Foot Pedal?If your sewing machine runs as soon as it is turned on, before pressing the foot pedal, there are two possible culprits. One is the pedal itself. I new one may correct the problem. There may also be an issue with the connector on the machine. Generally speaking if a new pedal does not fix the problem it may be time for a repair shop visit.
Troubleshooting a Riding LawnmowerDetermining why your riding mower won't start, constantly stalls, or how to repair other mechanical issues can sometimes be a matter of trial and error. There are many suggestions to help you track down the problem and make the necessary repairs on this page.
Snapper Riding Mower Keeps Dying?If your riding mower's engine is not operating correctly, there are a few things to check before bringing it in for service. It may be a problem with the carburetor, the filter or the lines may need to be cleaned.
Singer S14-78 Overlocker Motor Not Working?My Singer overlocker isn't working anymore. The motor won't work at all. I've tried other foot pedals which work on my sewing machine and it still won't make any noise or whirr. I can turn the machine on and move the needles with the hand wheel but nothing happens when I push the foot pedal. Is it the motor or maybe the foot pedal connector? Thanks!
Kawasaki Engine Won't Start?My Cub Cadet RZT 50" Kawasaki engine won't start. The battery was low, but started and I moved it and it was running fine. Later I went back and it wouldn't start, so I put a charger on it and got it to full charge. It still won't start, it just clicks. I checked and cleaned the terminals, all good.
Kenmore Not Stitching?My Kenmore 1941 is not stitching. Any advice?
Buttonhole Foot on Singer 4423 Not Working?My buttonhole foot won't make buttonholes. I put on the button presser foot attachment (place my button on the back). I pull down the button lever, but I can not push it backwards.
Sewing Machine Stitches Too Short?I have a Brother CS6000i. Its about one year old. The stitches are 1/2 mm too short. It was working just fine and then when I went to do a zigzag stitch, I noticed it wasn't right. I took the machine apart, cleaned it VERY WELL, which it wasn't bad to begin with, but a good cleaning always helps, except in this case.
Kenmore Sewing Machine Repair?I'm looking for suggestions. I have a Kenmore 385.16231301 The machine and light turn on, when I press the petal you can hear the engine run, but the needle doesn't go up and down.