How To Clean and Oil A Sewing Machine

How to Clean and Oil a Sewing Machine

Your sewing machine is too noisy? In this case you need to clean and to oil the sewing machine. Here you will find the instructions of oiling and cleaning.

Every model of sewing machines needs periodic lubrication and cleaning, anyway some mechanisms. Particularly often needs to oil the older models of sewing machines having only metal parts.
After lubrication your sewing machine will work gently and more quietly.
Note: Some modern models of sewing machines do not need to be lubricated but any sewing machines require periodic removing the fabric lint and threads from areas of feed dog and shuttle hook device.

Note: For oiling any sewing machines you must to use only special sewing machine oil.

How to Clean and Oil A Sewing Machine, step 1

For getting best oiling results you can use usual plastic medical syringe. With long and thin needle you can to oil hard to reach places. In addition it, you can control the oil flow and oil will not drop on the working surfaces of sewing machine.

For oiling and cleaning your sewing machine you need have a screwdriver and a stiff brush.

How to Clean and Oil A Sewing Machine, step 2

Select medium-sized medical syringe so that it can be inserted into the neck of the oil bottle.

How to Clean and Oil A Sewing Machine, step 3

Do not fill the oil compartment fully. Fill the syringe by half, this level will be optimal.

How to Clean and Oil A Sewing Machine, step 4

Take medium-sized flat-blade screwdriver and remove the needle plate.

How to Clean and Oil A Sewing Machine, step 5

For cleaning are intended special brushes (like it) but you can use any small stiff lint brush (for example a brush for painting).
Note: Some pieces of lint you can remove using tweezers only.
In any way before oiling you must very good clean your sewing machine.
Prepare a small soft cloth to wipe away any excess oil.

How to Clean and Oil a Sewing Machine, step 6

The lubrication of inner devices of sewing machine will be easy and economical with using a medical syringe. Try it!

How to Clean and Oil a Sewing Machine, step 7

Now you need remove this cap from hole on face plate a sewing machine.

How to Clean and Oil a Sewing Machine, step 8

Take medium-sized flat-blade screwdriver and remove the inner screw.

How to Clean and Oil a Sewing Machine, step 9

Gently pull the face cover and remove it.
Note: Many sewing machines have another design.

How to Clean and Oil a Sewing Machine, step 10

Clean this area of needle bar and presser foot thoroughly using a stiff brush. Look all places from top to bottom and in the depth.

How to Clean and Oil a Sewing Machine, step 11

During the lubrication the details of this compartment you need constantly rotate the flywheel by hand.

How to Clean and Oil a Sewing Machine, step 13

The sewing machine has and another mechanisms that need to be lubricated periodically. They are under this cover, but to remove this cover you can know how to do it.

How to Clean and Oil a Sewing Machine, step 14

If your sewing machine after cleaning and oiling is still work noisy, contact the service center.

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