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?".


     
  • 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.


     
  • 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.
    img03 (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.
    img04 (1) Buttonhole lever

     

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