Kenmore Elite
Electronic Sewing Machine

Model #851SR Kenmore Elite sewing machine

Here are the diagrams and repair parts for Kenmore Elite 851SR sewing machine, as well as links to manuals and error code tables, if available.

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    Sewing Machine Bobbin Case Holder

    #41

    Feed rock shaft unit Diagram

    Sewing machine bobbin case holder

    Part #627567001

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

    Cs Ring

    #6

    Base unit and lid Diagram

    Cs ring

    Part #813123004

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

    Screw

    #3

    Base unit and lid Diagram

    Screw

    Part #820350004

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

    Spool Pin

    #9

    Top cover unit Diagram

    Spool pin

    Part #822016609

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

    Dial

    #37

    Feed rock shaft unit Diagram

    Dial

    Part #832087004

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

    Rocker Shaft

    #1

    Feed rock shaft unit Diagram

    Rocker shaft

    Part #832633104

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

    Sewing Machine Belt

    #35

    Belt cover unit/cap Diagram

    Sewing machine belt

    Part #850165003

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

    Base Plate

    #9

    Bobbin winder complete unit Diagram

    Base plate

    Part #850217001

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

    Belt Wheel

    #26

    Upper shaft complete unit Diagram

    Belt wheel

    Part #850230000

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

    Feed Arm

    #31

    Feed rock shaft unit Diagram

    Feed arm

    Part #850614105

    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 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.