Innov-is NV180D

FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

Machine does not start to sew.

 

If the machine does not start when you press the Start/Stop button or press the Foot controller, check the following possible causes and solutions.

 

 

  • The bobbin winder shaft is pushed to the right.

    Slide the bobbin winder shaft to the left until it snaps into place.
    img01
    Refer to "How do I wind the bobbin?".


     
  • There is no stitch selected.

    Select a stitch pattern.
    For details on selecting a stitch pattern, refer to "Basic procedure to sew stitches".


     
  • Presser foot is not lowered.

    Lower the presser foot.
    img02
    Refer to "Basic procedure to sew stitches".


     
  • Start/Stop button was pressed with the foot controller attached.

    When the foot controller is connected, you cannot use the Start/Stop button.
    Remove the foot controller to use the Start/Stop button, or use the foot controller to operate the machine.


     
  • The Start/Stop button was pressed while the machine is set to the mode to adjust the zigzag stitch width with the speed control lever. ([Width Control] is set to [ON] in the machine's setting screen).

    When [Width Control] is set to [ON] in the setting screen, you cannot use the Start/Stop button.
    Set the [Width Control] to OFF in the settings screen to use the Start/Stop button, or use the foot controller to operate the machine.
    img03

    Refer to "When the speed controller is set to control the zigzag stitch width, the "Start/Stop" button does not operate." message appears on the LCD. What does it mean?".


     
  • Start/Stop button was pressed with the buttonhole lever is down while a stitch other than a buttonhole stitch or a bar tack stitch is selected.

    Raise the buttonhole lever before continuing the operation.
    img04 (1) Buttonhole lever

     
  • Start/Stop button was pressed with the buttonhole lever is up while a buttonhole stitch or a bar tack stitch is selected.

    Lower the buttonhole lever before continuing the operation.
    img05 (1) Buttonhole lever

     
  • The operation buttons and keys are locked by being set to the presser foot/needle exchange mode.

    Press the Presser foot/Needle exchange key img06 to unlock the keys and buttons.

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Related Models

Innov-is NV180, Innov-is NV180D

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