Kenmore sewing machines provide homemakers and craftspeople alike with a wide array of options for sewing clothes, decor items, home linens and more. These top-quality machines feature special features like embroidery and serging capability, extending their use even further. Durable construction and a name brand trusted by millions add confidence in the purchase of a Kenmore sewing machine. When you need parts and accessories for your Kenmore sewing machine, trust Sears PartsDirect to have the Sears sewing machine parts you need.
Most common Sears sewing machine parts for Kenmore sewing machines
Bobbin. The bobbin is a small thread reel that holds the bottom thread in the bobbin case. The needle dips down into the bobbin case and loops the bobbin thread and needle thread to form a locked stitch.
Drive belt. The drive belt spins the hand wheel and upper shaft as the motor runs to drive the sewing machine cams and gears.
Foot pedal. The foot pedal sends power to the motor and controls the speed of the motor.
Needle. Mounted on the needle bar, the needle pushes needle thread down through the fabric and into the bobbin case. Bobbin thread loops the needle thread to form a locked stitch. The needle moves up above the fabric and repeats the process to form the next locked stitch.
How to replace the On/Off switch on your Kenmore sewing machine
Remove the screws securing the belt cover to the sewing machine and pull the belt cover off.
Remove the screws securing the On/Off switch to the mounting bracket. Remove the terminal block mounting screws and remove the terminal block. Disconnect the On/Off switch wires from the terminal block and remove the On/Off switch.
Connect the new On/Off switch wires to the terminal block. Reinstall the terminal block and screws. Position the new On/Off switch on the mounting bracket and reinstall the mounting screws.
Position the belt cover on the sewing machine and reinstall the belt cover mounting screws.
Sears PartsDirect has the Kenmore sewing machine replacement parts you need to keep your sewing machine running smoothly
Find the Sears Kenmore sewing machine parts you need to fix any sewing machine failure. We have Kenmore sewing machine 385 parts and accessories as well as parts for other Kenmore models. Use the Kenmore sewing machine parts diagram for your model to look up the replacement parts you need to keep your machine running in top condition.