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Oiling Your Machine - Kenmore 1791 Owner's Manual

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OILING
YOUR
MACHINE
KEEPS IT
SMOOTH
RUNNING
Be sure to
use special
sewing
machine
oil
i
To prevent friction and wear, oil your machine
regularly.
If you use
the machine
all day every day, oil it weekly.
If it is used moderate!y,
oil it every two months. If the machine
is not used for some time, oil
it the day before
you start to sew to be sure you don't soil fabrics.
Always
remove dust and lint before
oiling. Just a drop or two of oil
at each
point is sufficient.
Remove
any excess oil from
thread-
handling
parts with a lintless
fabric,
like cheesec!oth.
OILING
UNDER
TOP COVER
PLATE
OILING
UNDERSIDE
Lift Top Cover Plate by loosening two top
screws, as shown at left, Then oil points
indicated
by arrows
in top
of machine
head.
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Oiling
in face cover plate.
Swing
hinged
Face Cover
Plate !12) open and oil points
indicated
by arrows
in illustration
at left.
It's a good
idea
to polish
the take-up
lever,
thread
guides
and
area
around
the
needle
and
presser
foot,
on a regular
bas_s.
If machine is in cabinet, remove bottom t-
screws first. Tilt machine head back and
L
remove bottom cover by removing screws
A, B, C and D shown in illustration at left.
Then just oil points indicated on underside
of unit
as shown.
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