Brother
Mechanical Sewing Machine

Model #XR SERIES 1 STEP BUTTONHOLE Brother sewing machine

Here are the repair parts and diagrams for your Brother XR-SERIES-1-STEP-BUTTONHOLE sewing machine. 

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Switch

#275

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Switch

Part #X59178051

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

Spring

#46

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Spring

Part #X59287051

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

Nut

#229

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Nut

Part #021400205

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

Stop Ring

#246

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Stop ring

Part #025060132

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

Pres Ft Lift

#84

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Pres ft lift

Part #X51943151

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

Dial Shaft

#250

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Dial shaft

Part #X52120051

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

Control Nut

#247

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Control nut

Part #X52643050

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

Bushing

#168

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Bushing

Part #X52664050

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

Stud R

#111

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Stud r

Part #X54390051

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

Sewing Machine Screwdriver

#NI

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Sewing machine screwdriver

Part #X55468051

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 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.