Kenmore
Mechanical Sewing Machine

Model # 38516221301 Official Kenmore sewing machine

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Sewing Machine Rubber Cushion 735002001
#14

Front cover/extension table diagram

Sewing machine rubber cushion

Part #735002001

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

Spring 755067006
#14

Needle bar supporter unit diagram

Spring

Part #755067006

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

Idler Base 753119008
#2

Motor/drag rod link/idler diagram

Idler base

Part #753119008

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

Sewing Machine Needle Bar Crank Rod Assembly 650607006
#33

Needle bar supporter unit diagram

Sewing machine needle bar crank rod assembly

Part #650607006

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

Bed Cover 756002006
#33

Hook unit/bed cover diagram

Bed cover

Part #756002006

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

Guide 755074006
#27

Front base plate/tension release diagram

Guide

Part #755074006

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Set Plate 505068006
#24

Front base plate/tension release diagram

Set plate

Part #505068006

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Spring 652050004
#12

Feed shaft/lower shaft gear diagram

Spring

Part #652050004

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Sewing Machine Feed Dog 840005003
#2

Feed shaft/lower shaft gear diagram

Sewing machine feed dog

Part #840005003

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Threader Plate 734101008
#6

Needle bar supporter unit diagram

Threader plate

Part #734101008

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

Most common symptoms to help you fix your sewing machines

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Main causes: dirty shuttle race, improper thread routing, incorrect thread tension…

Main causes: dirty shuttle race, wrong thread tension, bad needle timing, damaged needle, using the wrong type of needle…

Main causes: thread bunched up in the shuttle race, bad needle timing, internal drive gear failures…

Main causes: machine needs lubrication, internal gear failure…

Main causes: problems with the feed dogs, setting stitch length to 0…

Main causes: lack of lubrication, lint buildup, worn drive belt, faulty drive motor…

Main causes: disengaged clutch, broken drive belt, internal drive gear failure…

Main causes: faulty foot pedal, locked drive gears, wiring failure, bad drive motor…

Main causes: power supply failure, bad power cord, faulty On/Off switch…

Most common repair guides to help fix your sewing machines

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

How to replace a sewing machine on/off switch

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
How to replace a sewing machine drive belt

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
How to replace a sewing machine drive motor

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 usi…

Repair difficulty
Time required
 15 minutes or less

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