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After replacing industrial singer sewing machine belt the pulley on machine is slipping

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Is there an adjustment to tighten the new belt? Wrong size belt?

Posted on Mar 31, 2017

  • Jennifer Armstrong
    Jennifer Armstrong Mar 31, 2017

    belt is correct size, in adjusted the machine to tighten the belt but still have a little play. it sewed for a little and then the hand pulley started tocome off the machine

  • richie46 Mar 31, 2017

    If correct size and still slipping it is possible that the machine need to be oiled to reduce overall friction. You can also build up the diameter of the pulley with some tape, or whatever, to make the belt tighter overall.

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