Inserting and changing needles – SINGER 1116 User Manual

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□ Inserting and changing needles

Change the needle regularly, especially if it is showing signs
of wear and causing problems. For best sewing results
always use Singer brand needles.

Insert the needle as illustrated as follows:

Loosen the needle clamp screw and tighten again after
inserting the new needle (A).

• The flat side of the shaft should be towards the back (B).

Insert the needle as far up as it will go (C/D).

Needles must be in perfect condition.

Problems can occur with:

bent needles (a)

blunt needles (b)

• damaged points (c)


Turn power switch to "off before inserting or removing the