Cleaning the machine, Caring for your machine – SINGER 413 User Manual
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CARING FOR YOUR MACHINE
cleaning the machine
Your machine will serve you perfectly for many years if you take a few
moments of your time to keep it clean. How often you will need to clean
the machine will depend on how often you use it.
CAUTION: Before cleaning your machine, disconnect power-line
plug from electrical supply.
Remove lint or fluff from exposed parts.
With a soft cloth, clean:
Tension discs, take-up lever, and
• Presser bar and needle bar.
• Bobbin case. (If there is an excessive
amount of lint in the area, remove the
bobbin case for cleaning. See page 55
• Machine surface. (If necessary, dampen
the cloth and use a mild soap.)
Remove face plate as instructed on
page 54, and clean area behind it with
a lint brush t.
Remove throat plate as instructed on
page 7 and, using a brush, clean the
rotating hook area under the throat plate
and slide plate.
After cleaning, apply SINGER* oil at
points indicated on these pages.
Approximately once every year under
normal conditions, clean and lubricate all
moving or rotating machine connections
to ensure freedom of movement and to
protect metal parts from excessive wear.
To remove top and bottom covers, follow
instructions on page 54.
tA lint brush designed for this purpose is avail
able for separate purchase at your local Singer