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Lady Kenmore with frozen cams
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Date: 10/22/12 2:53 PM

Looked at a Lady Kenmore 89 today and the pattern stitch dial won't change stitches. The machine is stuck at straight stitch. I looked inside and nothing moves when you turn the stitch selection dial. There doesn't seem to be any broken gears or cams. How can you unfreeze the cams without damage?

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Date: 10/22/12 3:19 PM

you should be able to. If it is reasonable you could get some info from a sewing machine dealer in what they use to unseize machines.
hope this helps

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Date: 10/22/12 4:10 PM

A sewing machine fellow told me to oil everything that can be oiled on a stuck machine.

I agree, I believe things like that can be unstuck. Good luck.

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