Important safety instructions, Danger, Warning – SINGER 9224 User Manual

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When using this machine, basic safety precautions should always be followed including

the following:

Read all instructions before using this machine.


To reduce the risk of electric shock:

The machine should never be left unattended when plugged in. Always unplug the

machine from the electric outlet immediately after using and before cleaning.

■ Always unplug before changing light bulb. Replace bulb with the same type rated 12

volts, 5 watts. Be sure to replace the face plate which covers the light bulb before

operating the machine.


To reduce the risk of burns, fire, electric shock or injury to persons:

■ Be sure that the electrical voltage of the socket outlet (wall receptacle) is the same

as the rated voltage of the motor.

■ Use this machine only for its intended use as described in this Operator’s Guide. Use

only attachments recommended by the manufacturer as contained in the Operator’s


■To disconneqt, turn all controls to the off ("O") position, then remove plug from outlet.

■ Disconnect the power-line plug from the socket outlet or switch the machine off when

making any adjustments in the needle area, such as threading needle, changing

needle, changing needle plate or changing presser foot, etc.

Always unplug the machine from the electrical outlet when removing covers,

lubricating, or when making any other user servicing adjustments mentioned in the

Operator’s Guide.

■ Do not attempt to adjust the motor belt. Contact your nearest Service Center should

any adjustment be required.

■ Do not unplug by pulling on cord. To unplug, grasp the plug, not the cord.

■ Handle the foot controller with care and avoid dropping it on the floor. Be sure not to

place anything on top of it.

■ Always use the proper needle plate. The wrong plate can cause the needle to break.

■ Do not use bent needles.

When sewing, keep fingers away from all moving parts. Special care is required

around the sewing machine needle.

■ Do not pull or push fabric while stitching. This may deflect the needle causing it to


■ Before removing the bobbin case, remove plug from the socket outlet.

■ For double insulated machines, when servicing, use only identical Singer replacement

parts. See instructions for Servicing of Double-insulated Appliances.

■ Never operate the machine if it has a damaged cord or plug, if it is not working

properly, if it has been dropped or damaged, or dropped into water. Return the

machine to the nearest authorized dealer or Service Center for examination, repair,

electrical, or mechanical adjustment.

■ Never operate the machine with any air openings blocked. Keep ventilation openings

of the machine and foot controller free from the accumulation of lint, dust, and loose


■ Never drop or insert any object into any opening.

■ Do not use outdoors.

■ Do not operate where aerosol (spray) products are being used or where oxygen is

being administered.

■ Do not allow to be used as a toy. Close attention is necessary when the machine Is

used by or near children.

■ SERVICING OF DOUBLE-INSULATED PRODUCTS. In a double-insulated product, two

systems of insulation are provided instead of grounding. No grounding means is

provided on a double-insulated product, nor should a means for grounding be added

to the product. Servicing of a double-insulated product requires extreme care and

knowledge of the system, and should be done only by qualified service personnel.

Replacement parts for a double-insulated product must be identical to those parts in














Servicing should be performed by an authorized service representative.

This product is intended for househoid use.


This puoduct is suppressed for radio and television interference with the international

Electrotechnical Comnriission requirements of the CISPR.

Machine for Great Britain and some other countries having similar wiring standards

are shipped from the factory with a plug for connection to the mains. The wires in

this mains lead are coloured in accordance with the following code:

Blue:neutral (N) Brown:live (L)

As the colours of the wires in the mains lead of this appliance may not correspond

with the coloured markings identifying the terminals in your plug, proceed as follows:

The wire which is coloured blue must be connected to the terminal which is marked

with the letter N or coloured black. The wire which is coloured brown must be

connected to the terminal which is marked with the letter L or coloured red. If a 13

Amp. (BS 1363) plug is used, a 3 Amp. fuse must be fittecf, or if any other type of

plug is used, a 5 Amp. fuse must be fitted either in the plug or adaptor or at the

distribution board. Neither cord is to be connected to the‘earth terminal of a three-pin


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