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I receive the Lower the Presser Foot error message when it is lowered. I have examined the sensor area and can't figure out what's wrong. Any ideas? Thanks!

At the top of the presser bar, there seems to be a channel in which a metal piece moves in and out depending upon the position of the presser bar. However, this metal piece seems to be missing and the clear plastic piece which is attached to the spring doesn't move at all with the bar. I tried putting a screwdriver in between this channel to flag the sensor and that didn't make the message go away. Basically, the position of the presser foot doesn't affect the movement of any other parts and in examining other sensors behind the lamp cover, there should be a piece that is within this channel that flags the presser bar sensor so that the machine knows it is up or down.

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This would be most likely the sensor.

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Posted on Aug 07, 2015

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: how to put on presser foot "p" to embroider

Not shure you can embroider on an MC4000, i think this is only a sewingmachine.

But to change presser fot:

If it a "snap on" foot, when foot lifted, press the "button" on the back of the needle bar (on the bottom) this would release the presser foot.

If is a large foot, you have to unscrew the screw on the left side of the needlebar, and change the whole foot.

Posted on Feb 23, 2008

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SOURCE: Embroidery mode

Had machine repaired $95.00.

Posted on Sep 01, 2008

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SOURCE: I need to replace the metal bar that snaps onto the presser foot.

If you go to the Janome website of your home country they will have a dealer locator page where you can find your nearest dealer.
Explain the problem and they will be able to order the replacement part for you.
You may find that parts availability at this time of year will be restricted as many businesses and suppliers close for several weeks.

Posted on Dec 28, 2008

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SOURCE: The top spool of thread jams tight when I pull the

It sounds like the tension setting is too tight. The tension mechanism consists of two metal disks; the thread runs between these disks. When the pressure foot is down, the disks come together, trapping the thread between them. When the pressure foot is up, the disks separate and the thread can flow freely. (BTW, this is why you adjust the tension with the pressure foot down.)

Take a look at your tension setting and try loosening it. That should resolve the problem.

Let me know if this helps, ok?


Robbie

Posted on Jan 27, 2010

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SOURCE: I've lost the 'foot holder' (that holds the

try www.sewingpartsonline.com for replacement parts

http://www.sewingpartsonline.com/presser-foot-shank-elna-janome-kenmore-804509000.aspx looks like it is the one you need I think.

Posted on Apr 11, 2011

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Error message foot too high. To correct this, it is necessary to restart the machine. Unless it is impossible to continue sewing.What is the problem?


Hi,
Try taking your presser foot off and lower the presser foot lever. Does the error code go away? The machine won't sew without the presser foot to hold the fabric down, but without threading the needle, will the machine run without the presser foot? Now try the standard presser foot (usually J ) and if you get the error code then the sensor at the top of the presser foot assembly is out of adjustment. Without knowing more about your machine this is all I can suggest.
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My machine has stopped feeding the fabric trough.I have cleaned and oiled it but it seems the pressure foot is too tight


Most sewing machines have a pressure adjustment on the presser foot. Depending on your make/model machine, it could be a dial around the top left of the machine, a push button on the top (push down on the outer ring to release it), or even a screw at the top of the presser foot bar (may be under the top cover).

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How can I adjust the presser foot pressure?


Depends on your machine. Some machines don't have a pressure adjustment. Some machines have a metal-type rod that protrudes above the needle bar that is spring-loaded. Other machines have a screw in the same area that can be tightened or loosened (this may even be under the case so you would have to open the machine top). Newer machines tend to have a dial, either at the top left or on the side by the needle that adjusts the pressure.

Parts of Sewing Machine Pressure Adjustment

Sewing Machine Pressure Settings for Machine Quilting

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Another thing you can try is a walking foot if you can find one for your machine. The walking foot employs the ability for the presser foot to actually pull the fabric from the top while the feed dogs pull from the bottom.



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How to bring sewing foot holder to embroidery position


Hi, I hope this helps. If it doesn't post again.
"Check:
Place the sewing foot under the sewing foot
holder so that the pins of the foot snap into
the sewing foot holder when the presser foot
lifter is lowered.
Please check that the sewing foot is properly
engaged by raising the presser foot lifter
."

Question: Are you using top feed? If so:
"For all sewing jobs with the top feed, only use sewing feet with Cutout at the back (OA, 1A, 3, 4)."

Embroidery foot Part No.: 98-694-840-00 will not work with top feed.

Also, except for eyelets, the darning foot can be used for embroidery.

I'm not sure what you're trying to do :) darn or embroider :); I'm not sure what mode you're working in either; embroidery mode?

Darning with straight stitch
Program 00
Fit darning foot No. 6.
Set the needle at its highest position by turning
the handwheel, and push the pin of the darning
foot fully into the hole of the sewing foot holder
slightly pressing the darning foot between thumb
and forefinger. When doing this, the guide fork
should place itself around the presser bar and the
wire must be behind the fixing screw.
Darning position:
Lower the presser foot lifter pressing it lightly to
the rear until it snaps into the darning position.
Important Only in this position you have the
optimum thread tension for darning.

• Place the darning work in the darning hoop.
• Lower the feed dog.
• Pull up the bobbin thread and hold the threads
when you start sewing.
• Now guide the fabric back and forth evenly;
the length of the darn will be set by the size of
the hole. As you are determining the stitch
length yourself while sewing with the feed dog
lowered, you should sew at an even speed.
When you have reached the width of the dam
aged area, darn over the damaged area again
from right to left.
This guarantees a durable darn.
TIP: The faster you sew, the easier and more even
the darning will be. It you are moving the workpiece
too slowly, small knots will appear on the
wrong side of the fabric."

Whether working with terry-cloth or woven fabric,
with the help of the darning foot and the pro
gram 02 you can embroider initials of your own
design

Drop the feed dog and insert the darning foot.
Put the machine into the darning position.

Spread the fabric in an embroidery hoop and
embroider in accordance with program 02.

Lower feed dog
If the feed dog is not lowered for embroidering, the
machine does not embroider when the foot pedal
is pressed and the message appea rs:
Lower feed dog

ok?
The feed dog must be lowered in embroidery
mode.

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Bar that hold the sewing foot is loose


If the comment already posted did not answer your question, here is another thing to check. If the screw that attaches the foot and ankle to the presser foot bar is tight, and the foot can still be moved, it is likely that the presser foot bar has become loose within the lifting mechanism. You could save yourself some trouble by taking your machine to a sewing machine repair shop, but if you would rather avoid that expense, do the following. Remove the needle bar and take up mechanism cover on the left side of the machine. This is held on by a single phillips head screw on the back side of the machine, which, with the back of the machine facing you, should be on the top right side of the machine. Once this cover is removed you will be able to see two vertical metal shafts, one is attached to your needle clamp and needle, and should be in the front. The other is the presser foot bar, and will be behind the needle bar. There should be a small allen screw about halfway up that shaft that tightens onto the bar. With the presser foot properly positioned on the needle plate, tighten this allen screw. Don't tighten the screw too tightly, as this can damage the presser bar, just make sure it's nice and snug. Make sure the presser foot raises and lowers properly, and re-attach the needle bar cover.
Hope this helps.

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