Kenmore
Electronic Sewing Machine

Model # 38516231301 Official Kenmore sewing machine

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Sewing Machine Rubber Cushion 735002001
#14

Front cover unit/base lid diagram

Sewing machine rubber cushion

Part #735002001

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

Sewing Machine Blind Hem Foot 820817015
#16

Accessory set diagram

Sewing machine blind hem foot

Part #820817015

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

Width Indicator 505066107
#16

Zigzag rod front diagram

Width indicator

Part #505066107

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

Bar Link 751022007
#3

Front base plate unit diagram

Bar link

Part #751022007

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

Feed Cam Spring 627207000
#27

Feed shaft unit diagram

Feed cam spring

Part #627207000

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

Clp On Wshr 000001207
#19

Front base plate unit diagram

Clp on wshr

Part #000001207

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

Spring 652050004
#12

Feed shaft unit diagram

Spring

Part #652050004

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

Lever 755063002
#13

Needle bar supporter unit diagram

Lever

Part #755063002

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

Sewing Machine Plate 756022002
#18

Hook unit/shuttle body unit diagram

Sewing machine plate

Part #756022002

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

Sticker 100083000
#7

Face cover unit/pressure bar diagram

Sticker

Part #100083000

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

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

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

Main causes: machine needs lubrication, internal gear failure…

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

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

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

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…

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 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
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 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

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