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Juki 8700 stitch length knob only barely turns even with the reverse lever depressed. It won't go below 3 at all.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: reverse sewing button stuck HELP!!

MOdel 6430 has the stitch length and buttonhole selector on the same knob. It is the one on the bottom right side of the machine. I believe you may have selected the buttonhole by pulling out on the large round knob. You need to turn the knob back to 0 zero and push in. This should return the machine to normal mode.Adjust your stitch length to 3 and try it. The reverse knob in the center should also stick out so that it becomes operational again.
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Posted on Jun 05, 2008

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SewTechWayne

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SOURCE: Needle Thread breaking after about 30 seconds of quilting

Make sure the feed dogs are dropped (or feed dog cover is on - I can't remember which way this machine works). The stitch length on the machine has no function so ignore it. (I set it to zero so the machine doesn't have to work as hard). Hopefully this is all that's wrong. If not, use a shorter setting for the stitch length on the regulator, oil the hook and move slowly and smoothly.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 31, 2009

Anonymous

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SOURCE: Singer Touch Tronic 2001 Sewing Machine Stuck on Sewing Straight Stitch Only

I had a similar problem a couple of years ago. I finally figured out that I had the straight stitch needle plate (the one with the single hole), rather than the zig zag needle plate (the one with the curved hole). When I changed plates, it worked fine.

Posted on May 27, 2009

Norm Himebaugh

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SOURCE: My model 210 is stuck in reverse. Can you help?

The only thing you can do to possible free the mechanism is to turn the lower dial back and forth a bit, from the position where it is in permanent reverse to the numbered area on the dial. Make sure the selector is not on the buttonhole position. That machine doesn't really have a history of that issue but anything is possible, especially if it has sat for awhile and not been used. If moisture was present where it was stored, it's possible the feed linkage is slightly rusted and simply stuck.

Posted on Oct 08, 2009

Beccaroo

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SOURCE: Viking Husqvarna Model 6020 stitch selector will not turn.

what causes a machine to sew only tiny stitches and the adjustment length knob to be set on all selections including 1,2,3,or 4 and still only have the tiny stitch sew out. This is a Viking 6020 machine problem

Posted on May 08, 2011

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Hi I just purchased a used Juki DDL-555. 1) It will not catch the bobbin thread. 2) it will not sew forward and feed the fabric along (it sews in reverse just fine). Can someone please help?


the material movement is set by the forward/ reverse knob or lever
not picking up the thread can be needle thread tension too loose
it can be needle hook timing

Apr 20, 2017 | Juki Sewing Machines

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I have a new Juki 8700-7H I switched the feed dogs, throat plate & presser foot to the light duty ones but Now the hand wheel is hard to turn & the stitch length won't adjust. What to do? Timing?


Take your presser foot off and the screws out of the plate. Lift the plate slightly and turn your stitch length regulator to the longest stitch that you use. Now set the plate back down on the feed dogs and see if it will sit evenly without binding. Loosen the feed dog screws and see if you can move the feed dogs enough to allow the plate to sit down. Now, retighten the feed dog screws and rotate the hand wheel towards you to see if they will move freely without binding on the plate. If all well, replace your plate screws and then rotate the hand wheel towards you again.

If this doesn't fix it, you may need to purchase a different # feed dog/plate. You might check to make sure that the items you purchased were meant for a Juki. Mostly they will fit different brands but sometimes it is easier to make sure that the combination of feed dog/plate is actually meant for your Juki.

The other thing you can do is to call a mechanic to readjust the machine to make these work (a more expensive option to be sure!). This has NOTHING to do with your timing. If your machine made good stitches before you change the feed dogs/plate. It should make good stitches after you change it. Timing is all to do with stitch formation and not stitch feeding. Good Luck!

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Juki 8700- stitch length won't go below 2.5. Knob gets stuck. How to make stitch length lower?


SLIGHTLY unscrew the large screw in the center of the stitch length knob, turn the knob to the right several clicks and retighten the screw. DON'T take it completely out, or you will make more work for your self.

Jul 07, 2016 | Juki Sewing Machines

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How to fix the machine when its sewing backwards


Refer to your instruction manual on Page 22, the reverse stitching control buttons are on the extreme upper left and the one below it.
To start the reverse stitching press the upper left button and to revert to forward stitching, press the second left button below it.

May 06, 2015 | Juki DDL-8700

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How do I stop my Juki DDL-8700 machine from skipping stitches?


set up on quilting table? wheres the oil pan?? if your machine sews fine straight and skips on curves i think you are lifting the presser ft as you make the turn. theres nothing wrong with the machine. you could always change the needle which is always the first thing when you encounter a sewing problem.

Oct 08, 2014 | Juki DDL-8700 Industrial Straight Stitch...

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Does This model have a reverse stitch option?


hello there
depended on model , the all JUKI LOCKSTITCH MODEL have a reverse stitch but normal model was by hand and with control box was both automatic and manual.
DDL-8700 was manual reverse stitch.
best regards
ASHRAF ABOZID
CAIRO - EGYPT
aabozid@hotmail.com

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How to set up DDL8700 for free motion stitching i.e. Tension, stitch length etc.


i need help with my juki 8700-7 computer cs 910a
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