CARE AND MAINTENANCE
CARE AND MAINTENANCE
• Be sure to unplug the machine before cleaning it. Otherwise, electric shock or injury may result.
Restrictions on oiling
In order to prevent damaging this machine, it must
not be oiled by the user. This machine was
manufactured with the necessary amount of oil
applied to ensure correct operation, making
periodic oiling unnecessary.
If problems occur, such as difficulty turning the
handwheel or an unusual noise, immediately stop
using the machine, and contact your authorized
Brother dealer or the nearest Brother authorized
Precautions on storing the
Do not store the machine in any of the locations
described below, otherwise damage to the
machine may result, for example, rust caused by
Exposed to extremely high temperatures
Exposed to extremely low temperatures
Exposed to extreme temperature changes
Exposed to high humidity or steam
Near a flame, heater or air conditioner
Outdoors or exposed to direct sunlight
Exposed to extremely dusty or oily environments
• In order to extend the life of this machine,
periodically turn it on and use it. Storing this
machine for an extended period of time
without using it may reduce its efficiency.
Cleaning the LCD Screen
If the screen is dirty, gently wipe it with a soft, dry
cloth. Do not use organic solvents or detergents.
• Do not wipe the LCD screen with a damp
• Occasionally, condensation may form on
the LCD screen or it may become fogged
up; however, this is not a malfunction. After
a while, the cloudiness will disappear.
Cleaning the Machine Casing
If the surface of the machine is dirty, lightly soak a
cloth in a neutral detergent, squeeze it out firmly,
and then wipe the surface. Then wipe again with a
Cleaning the Race
Press the "Needle Position" button to raise
Turn the main power to OFF.
Remove the needle and the presser foot
holder (page 69, 72).
Remove the flat bed attachment or the
embroidery unit if either is attached.
Slide the needle plate lever toward you.
a Slide toward you.
The needle plate opens.
Slide out the needle plate with your right
hand to remove it.