Kenmore
Mechanical Sewing Machine

Model #38516221300 Kenmore sewing machine

Here are the repair parts and diagrams for your Kenmore 38516221300 sewing machine. 

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Showing 10 of 310 parts

Sewing Machine Needle Plate Assembly

#30

Face cover/presser base plate Diagram

Sewing machine needle plate assembly

Part #756604004

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

Sewing Machine Bobbin Case

#29

Hook unit/bed cover Diagram

Sewing machine bobbin case

Part #627569106

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

Sewing Machine Motor

#22

Motor/drag rod link/idler Diagram

Sewing machine motor

Part #756619002

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

Sewing Machine Spool Pin

#7

Accessories/foot control Diagram

Sewing machine spool pin

Part #625031500

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

Sewing Machine Feed Dog

#2

Feed shaft/lower shaft gear Diagram

Sewing machine feed dog

Part #840005003

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

Sewing Machine Spool Pin Felt

#8

Accessories/foot control Diagram

Sewing machine spool pin felt

Part #102403202

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

Sewing Machine Needle Plate

#31

Face cover/presser base plate Diagram

Sewing machine needle plate

Part #756008002

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

Sewing Machine Feed Shaft Spring

#4

Feed shaft/lower shaft gear Diagram

Sewing machine feed shaft spring

Part #650085002

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

Sewing Machine Screwdriver

#6

Accessories/foot control Diagram

Sewing machine screwdriver

Part #820832005

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

Felt

#50

Needle bar supporter unit Diagram

Felt

Part #822063003
This item is not returnable

$2.16

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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 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.