Cleaning and oiling the shuttle – SINGER W1317 User Manual
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CLEANING AND OILING THE SHUTTLE
(See Figs. 27 and 28)
The stitch forming mechanism occasionally becomes
clogged with loose threads and lint. This will interfere
with the efficient operation of the machine. Cleaning
and removal of the lint will safeguard the performance.
To remove the shuttle assembly, proceed as follows:
1. Turn the balance wheel until the needle reaches its
highest position. Tilt head back on its hinges.
2. Remove bobbin case (A), Fig. 27.
3. Turn the two shuttle race cover clamps (B) downward
and remove the shuttle race cover (Cj and shuttle
. SeJn the shuttle race, the shuttle, and shuttle race cover by removing all threads, lint, etc.
Apply a drop of oil with finger tip to outer edge of shuttle.
When the cleaning has been completed, proceed as follows to replace the shuttle assembly :
Turn the balance wheel until the needle reaches its highest
Place shuttle body, >D), against shuttle driver and adjust
Replace shuttle race cover, (C), fitting pin at lower edge
into notch, and lock into position with shuttle race cover
clamps, (B), making certain the clamps have been snapped
securely into position.