Important safety instructions, Danger, Warning – SINGER 14T948DS User Manual

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When using an electrical appliance, basic safety

precautions should always be followed, including the

following: Read all instructions before using this

overlock sewing machine.

To reduce the risk of


electric shock:

1. The appliance should never be left unattended

when plugged In.

2. Always unplug this appliance from the electric

outlet immediately after using and before cleaning.

3. Always unplug before re-lamping. Replace bulb

with same type rated 240V15W, 230V/15W,



To reduce the risk of

burns, fire, electric shock, or injury to persons:

6. Always use the proper needle plate. The wrong

plate can cause the needle to break.

7. Do not use bent needles.

8. Do not pull or push fabric while stitching. It may

deflect the needle causing it to break.

9. Switch the sewing machine off “O” when making

any adjustments in the needle area, such as

threading needle, changing needle, threading

looper. or changing presser foot and the like.

10. Always unplug the machine from the electrical

outlet when removing covers, lubricating, or when

making any other user servicing adjustments

mentioned in the instruction manual.

11. Never drop or insert any object into any opening.

12. Do not use outdoors.

13. Do not operate where aerosol (spray) products art

being used or where oxygen is being


14. To disconnect, turn all controls to the off “O”

position, then remove plug from outlet.

15. Do not unplug by pulling on cord. To unplug, grasp

the plug, not the cord.

1. Do not allow this appliance to be used as a toy.

Close attention is necessary when this appliance

is used by or near children.

2. Use this appliance only for its intended use as

described in this manual. Use only attachments

recommended by the manufacturer as contained

in this manual.

3. Never operate this appliance 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 appliance to the nearest authorized

dealer or service center for examination, repair,

electrical or mechanical adjustment.

4. Never operate the appliance with any air openings

blocked. Keep ventilation openings of the sewing

machine and foot controller free from the

accumulation of lint, dust, and loose cloth.

5. Keep fingers away from all moving parts. Special

care Is required around the sewing machine

needle and knife.



“This overlock sewing machine is intended for house­

hold use only.”