Brother
Electronic Sewing Machine

Model #PE-400D Brother sewing machine

Here are the diagrams and repair parts for Brother PE-400D sewing machine, as well as links to manuals and error code tables, if available.

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Error Codes

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    Feed Motor#2

    Feed mechanism/rotary hook Diagram

    Feed motor

    Part #Z26555001

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

    Bushing#6

    Upper and vertical shafts Diagram

    Bushing

    Part #X52664050

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

    Pulse Motor#38

    Presser bar, needle bar and zigzag Diagram

    Pulse motor

    Part #Z26551001

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

    Sewing Machine Embroidery Foot#10

    Accessory bag/packing materials Diagram

    Sewing machine embroidery foot

    Part #XA5357001

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

    Thread Guide#3

    Presser bar, needle bar and zigzag Diagram

    Thread guide

    Part #XA5132150

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

    Hook#38

    Feed mechanism/rotary hook Diagram

    Hook

    Part #XA5619151

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

    Motor Holder#26

    Lamp/main pc board/motor unit Diagram

    Motor holder

    Part #XA5296151

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

    Foot#3

    Accessory bag/packing materials Diagram

    Foot

    Part #X56409001

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

    Arm Cover#54

    Cover/handle/presser plate Diagram

    Arm cover

    Part #XA6551054

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

    Gear Shaft#22

    Upper and vertical shafts Diagram

    Gear shaft

    Part #XA4255151

    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: 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: dirty shuttle race, improper thread routing, incorrect thread tension
    Main causes: lack of lubrication, lint buildup, worn drive belt, faulty drive motor
    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
    Main causes: faulty foot pedal, locked drive gears, wiring failure, bad drive motor
    Main causes: power supply failure, bad power cord, faulty On/Off switch

    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

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