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How to Fix a Squeaky Brother SC 9500 Computerized Sewing Machine

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    • Flip the power switch on the back end of the sewing machine to "off."

    • For extra security, also unplug the power cord entirely.

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    • Remove any thread spools from the machine and set aside.

    • You don't want any thread in the machine while cleaning it.

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    • Slide the bobbin plate lock switch to the right.

    • The plate cover will pop open.

    • Remove the plate cover.

    • Remove the bobbin (if you have one loaded).

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    • Locate the presser foot release switch on the back of the presser foot.

    • Squeeze the release switch gently.

    • The pressure foot will drop away. Set it aside for later.

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    • Use a coin to twist the needle securing screw towards yourself (counterclockwise).

    • The needle will drop down when it's loose enough. Carefully set the needle aside.

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    • Use a coin to unscrew the two screws holding the bobbin well cover plate in place.

    • The first screw is located in the middle of the grid lines on the metal plate. The second screw is located in the top right corner of the metal plate.

    • Lift the well cover plate from the left edge first to remove it.

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    • Pinch the black bobbin well and lift it up and away from the bobbin well tray to remove it.

    • Do not rotate the bobbin well when you remove it (maintain the same orientation). This makes it easier to replace the well at the end.

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    • Use a straw cleaner to remove dust and lint from the bobbin well tray.

    • You should also use the straw cleaner to clean between the metal teeth on the feed dogs.

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    • Replace the bobbin well once all the dust is gone.

    • Make sure the black tab on the black bobbin well is placed right up against the metal spring in the bobbin well tray.

    • If it's not aligned properly, your machine will not work. When you twist the black bobbin well counterclockwise, the plastic tab should depress the metal spring.

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    • Replace the bobbin well plate cover and the two screws.

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    • Turn the machine around to the back and unscrew the single screw on the far right edge.

    • The faceplate screw is set about an inch into the plastic body of the machine.

    • Pinch the bottom edge of the faceplate and pull up to detach.

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    • Use the straw cleaner to dust the top, bottom left, and inner right sides of the internal needle arm mechanism.

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    • Locate the inner joint. It looks like a large round disk in the right side of the needle arm mechanism.

    • A flashlight is helpful to locate the joint.

    • Apply two drops of sewing machine oil to this joint.

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    • Turn the hand wheel on the end of your machine two full times clockwise to spread the oil around the joint.

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    • Replace the faceplate.

    • Slot the top edge over the exposed inner mechanism first.

    • Lower the faceplate cover until it snaps into place at the bottom.

    • Replace the screw of the back of the machine until it is hand-tight.

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    • Align the presser foot bar with the presser foot clip.

    • Pull down on the presser foot lever to push the clip into the bar. It will audibly snap into place.

    • Push the presser foot lever up to check that the presser foot is secure.

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    • Lastly, carefully replace the needle.

    • Sewing machine needles have a round front and a flat back. Insert the needle with the flat back facing away from you.

    • Use a coin to tighten the needle screw clockwise until it is hand-tight.

Conclusion

Congratulations! Your sewing machine is ready to be re-threaded and used. Enjoy sewing squeak-free.

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