Important safety instructions, Danger, Warning – SINGER 14U 34B/234B User Manual
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
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 relamping. Replace bulb with the same type rated 12 volt, 6 watts. Be sure to
replace the face plate which covers the Hght 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 Guide.
To disconnect, turn all controls to the off (“0”) 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 and loopers, changing needle, changing throat
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
Do not unplug by pulHng 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 throat 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
Do not pull or push fabric while stitching. It may deflect the needle causing it to break.
For double insulated machines, when servicing use only identical replacement parts. See instructions
for Servicing of Double-Insulated Appliances.
Use only the handle to lift and move the machine.
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 the 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 cloth.