Important safety instructions, Danger, Warning – SINGER 9224 User Manual
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
When using this machine, basic safety precautions should always be followed including
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
■ 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
■ 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
INSULATION" or "DOUBLE INSULATED".
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Servicing should be performed by an authorized service representative.
This product is intended for househoid use.
FOR EUROPEAN AND SIMILAR TERRITORIES:
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