Many times when a sewing machine stops operating it is usually a small thing that caused the loss of sewing time as well as immense frustration. The very best thing to do is just take some time before you start sewing to check the machine and make sure the machine is functioning as this can save you time. Brother sewing machine repairs can be done at home and will save you having to take the machine in to a repair shop.
The brother sewing machine is a heavy duty machine that can stand up to years of use and when it stops working all it may need is a good cleaning and oiling or maybe it may need a small part replaced like the drive belt or a needle. Brother sewing machine repairs require sewing machine oil, a crevice attached vacuum, tweezers, white lithium grease, a small flat head screw drivers and toothpicks. If you have these tools you can fix the machine yourself.
One should at least every three to six months give the machine a thorough clean up and oiling as this will ensure that the machines functions well and will also last you for many years if you do regular maintenance. One should always read the machine manuals instructions before you start to use the machine as this helps you to become familiar with the machine.
The machine repairs are no different to any other machine repairs. Here is how you give the entire machine an overall repair and clean out:
• The first thing you need to do is open all the covers such as the top bottom and side covers using a screwdriver to remove the screws. Set the screws and covers aside making sure they don’t get lost in the process
• Then remove the thread bobbin plate and thoroughly clean inside all the openings with the vacuum and if there are pieces of fabric or thread stuck use either your tweezers or a toothpick to remove these pieces that have wound around any of the machine parts
• Loosen all the grime between the teeth on the gears and then lubricate all the moving machine parts with machine oil and use the grease on the gears only.
Once the entire machine has been cleaned and oiled you can reassemble the machine and it is ready to be used. Use your manual for Brother sewing machine repairs as the manual will explain step by step what to do when you encounter a problem.