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
dealer or the nearest authorized service center.
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 the
included LCD cleaning cloth or 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
If dust or bits of dirt collect in the race or bobbin
case, the machine will not run well, and the
bobbin thread detection function may not operate.
Keep the machine clean for best results.
video example of cleaning the race (see page 46).
Follow the steps explained below to complete the
in this order to display a