Impofnant safety instructions, Danger, Warning – SINGER 7021 Merritt 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 relamping. Replace bulb with the same type rated 15 watts.

Be sure to replace the face plate which covers the light bulb before operating the


— 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 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, 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


• 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 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 machine needle.

• Do not pull or push fabric while stitching. It may deflect the needle causing it to break.

• Before removing the bobbin case, remove plug from the socklet outlet.

• For double Insulated machines, when servicing use only identical replacement parts.

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

if it has been dropped or damage, 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


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