How to remove and install the needle

To remove the needle

  1. Turn the main power and light switch to the OFF position.
  2. Turn the hand wheel so that the mark on the hand wheel is aligned to the line on the machine.
  3. Loosen the corresponding needle set screw with turning the included hexagonal driver toward 2 in the figure, and remove the needle.
     
    Removing the left needle Removing the right needle
    2 Loosen 2 Loosen
    <A> Removing the left needle <B> Removing the right needle

 

To install the needle

  1. Turn the main power and light switch to the OFF position.
  2. Turn the hand wheel so that the line on the hand wheel is aligned to the line on the machine.
  3. Hold the needle with its flat side away from you and insert it up as far as it will go.
  4. Tighten the needle set screw securely with turning the included hexagonal driver toward 1 in the figure.
     
    Installing the left needle Installing the right needle
    1 Tighten 1 Tighten
    <A> Installing the left needle <B> Installing the right needle

 

Make sure to insert the needles all the way.
If the needles have been inserted correctly, the right needle should be set slightly lower than the left one.

The right needle should be set slightly lower than the left one.

 

Always be sure to turn off the power before removing/ inserting the needle.
Do not drop the needle and needle set screw in the machine, otherwise it may be damaged.

 

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