Kenmore
Mechanical Sewing Machine

Model #38515408500 Kenmore sewing machine

Here are the diagrams and repair parts for Kenmore 38515408500 sewing machine, as well as links to manuals and error code tables, if available.


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Sewing Machine Rubber Cushion

#37

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Sewing machine rubber cushion

Part #735002001

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

Sewing Machine Screwdriver

#3

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Sewing machine screwdriver

Part #647803004
This item is not returnable
$2.16

In Stock

Sewing Machine Rubber Cushion

#40

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Sewing machine rubber cushion

Part #739064003

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

Cap Spring

#22

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Cap spring

Part #601801000

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

Sewing Machine Nut

#9

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Sewing machine nut

Part #000061205
This item is not returnable
$2.16

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Sewing Machine Lint Brush

#4

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Sewing machine lint brush

Part #802424004

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

Sewing Machine Extension Table

#28

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Sewing machine extension table

Part #304501007

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

Lower Shaft

#9

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Lower shaft

Part #735236006

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Body Unit

#29

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Body unit

Part #735508105

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

Sewing Machine Shuttle Drive Assembly

#10

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Sewing machine shuttle drive assembly

Part #735509003

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

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Symptoms common to all sewing machines

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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 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
 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

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.