Kenmore
Mechanical Sewing Machine

Model #15817500 Kenmore sewing machine

Here are the diagrams and repair parts for Kenmore 15817500 sewing machine, as well as links to manuals and error code tables, if available.


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Metal Plate

#26

Geared cam assembly Diagram

Metal plate

Part #1845

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

Stud

#13

Geared cam assembly Diagram

Stud

Part #26755

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

Spring

#10

Feed regulator assembly Diagram

Spring

Part #26919

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

Packing

#37

Unit parts Diagram

Packing

Part #8653

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

Knock Pin

#47

Presser bar and shuttle assembly Diagram

Knock pin

Part #24133

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

Packing

#39

Motor assembly Diagram

Packing

Part #26884

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

Bracket

#30

Zigzag guide assembly Diagram

Bracket

Part #26081

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

Rocker Pin

#21

Zigzag guide assembly Diagram

Rocker pin

Part #1270

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

Set Screw

#32

Zigzag guide assembly Diagram

Set screw

Part #200

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

Dial

#8

Feed regulator assembly Diagram

Dial

Part #2287

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

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 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.