Brother
Mechanical Sewing Machine

Model #VX1020 Brother sewing machine

Here are the diagrams and repair parts for Brother VX1020 sewing machine, as well as links to manuals and error code tables, if available.

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    Washer

    #201

    Unit parts Diagram

    Washer

    Part #X55627051

    The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

    Tension Spring

    #198

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    Tension spring

    Part #X55630051

    The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

    Lower Gear Assembly

    #267

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    Lower gear assembly

    Part #X54511051

    The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

    Screw

    #330

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    Screw

    Part #X55609001

    The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

    Stop Ring

    #42

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    Stop ring

    Part #025060132

    The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

    Washer

    #281

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    Washer

    Part #027050226

    The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

    Handle Bar Clamp

    #151

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    Handle bar clamp

    Part #120109051

    The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

    Spring

    #176

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    Spring

    Part #120110051

    The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

    Screw

    #195

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    Screw

    Part #X50065001

    The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

    Stud Screw

    #168

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    Stud screw

    Part #129569051

    The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

    Symptoms common to all sewing machines

    Choose a symptom to see related sewing machine repairs.

    Main causes: power supply failure, bad power cord, faulty On/Off switch
    Main causes: faulty foot pedal, locked drive gears, wiring failure, bad drive motor
    Main causes: dirty shuttle race, improper thread routing, incorrect thread tension
    Main causes: lack of lubrication, lint buildup, worn drive belt, faulty drive motor
    Main causes: dirty shuttle race, wrong thread tension, bad needle timing, damaged needle, using the wrong type of needle
    Main causes: machine needs lubrication, internal gear failure
    Main causes: problems with the feed dogs, setting stitch length to 0
    Main causes: disengaged clutch, broken drive belt, internal drive gear failure
    Main causes: thread bunched up in the shuttle race, bad needle timing, internal drive gear failures

    Repair guides common to all sewing machines

    These step-by-step repair guides will help you safely fix what’s broken on your sewing machine.

    April 1, 2015
    By Lyle Weischwill
    How to replace a sewing machine on/off switch

    If the sewing machine is completely dead, replace the On/Off switch using these 6 steps.

    Repair difficulty
    Time required
     30 minutes or less
    April 1, 2015
    By Lyle Weischwill
    How to replace a sewing machine drive belt

    You can replace a broken sewing machine drive belt in about 15 minutes.

    Repair difficulty
    Time required
     15 minutes or less
    April 1, 2015
    By Lyle Weischwill
    How to replace a sewing machine drive motor

    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.

    Repair difficulty
    Time required
     15 minutes or less

    Articles and videos common to all sewing machines

    Use the advice and tips in these articles and videos to get the most out of your sewing machine.

    January 18, 2016

    How to use a multimeter to test electrical parts video

    By Sears PartsDirect staff

    Learn how to use a multimeter to check for wiring problems in an appliance that's not working

    April 1, 2015

    Sewing machine common questions

    By Sears PartsDirect staff

    These answers to common questions can help you make the most of your sewing machine.