Removing and replacing bobbin case – SINGER 1288 User Manual
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Removing and Replacing Bobbin Case
Before removing bobbin case, dis
connect the power-line plug from the socket out
The bobbin case is manufac
tured from a special phenolic compound specially
designed to provide smooth friction-free sevving.
With proper handling the bobbin case will give you
years of reliable, trouble-free sewing. The bobbin
case is the most important part of your sewing
machine. Please handle with care and do not
force when removing and replacing it.
• Turn hand wheel toward you to raise needle to its
Open slide plate, remove needle plate and
2. Insert screwdriver into bobbin case holder A and
turn it toward the rear as illustrated.
3. To remove bobbin case:
• Insert index finger into centre of bobbin case.
With index finger and thumb gently lift and
push bobbin case away from you until the case
is released from holder.
4. To replace bobbin case:
• Insert index finger into centre of case and grip
with thumb above the screws. Gently slide the
flat tab at the rear of the bobbin case under
neath the curved section of feed B while main
taining slight upward pressure, then slide bob
bin case all the way to the rear. Lower the bob
bin case and draw it toward you so that tab
positioned under plate D. Gently wiggle case to
insure proper seating in the rim of the rotating
hook. In this position bobbin case should be
free to float slightly from side to side.
• When you are sure bobbin case is properly
seated lock case into position by turning holder
Replace bobbin, needle plate and close slide