DIY sewing machine repair
Sewing machines can come in handy to hem that pair of pants you just bought or replace a zipper. If you're sewing machine isn't acting like you expect it to—maybe the thread keeps breaking in the bobbin, the machine skips stitches or it won't run at all—Sears PartsDirect has the troubleshooting guidance you need to get your machine humming again.
Click on your machine's symptom below to see what can cause the problem. Look up electronic sewing machine error codes on our error code charts and follow the troubleshooting steps to clear the code and get back to sewing. For help replacing parts, follow the step-by-step instructions in our sewing machine repair guides.
Tips on our sewing machine articles and videos page can help you avoid sewing problems or troubleshoot common failures. To find the owner’s manual or a complete list of replacement parts for your sewing machine, search for your model number.
If the sewing machine is completely dead, replace the On/Off switch using these 6 steps.
If the drive motor on your sewing machine runs roughly or doesn't run at all, you can replace it in about 30 minutes using these simple steps.
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