Replacing the Tension Knob

Osman Bayrak

Step-by-Step Guide on How to Replace the Tension Knob on Your SWF 1501 Embroidery Machine

A tension knob plays a crucial role in the performance of your embroidery machine, and it is important to keep it in good working condition. If your tension knob is damaged or not functioning properly, it can cause issues with your embroidery, such as uneven or loose stitching. In this blog post, we will guide you through the process of replacing the tension knob on your SWF 1501 Embroidery Machine.

Materials Needed:

  • A new tension knob
  • Screwdriver
  • Pliers

Step 1: Turn off the machine and unplug it. Before starting any maintenance on your embroidery machine, it is important to turn off the power and unplug the machine to avoid any electrical hazards.

Step 2: Locate the tension knob. The tension knob is usually located at the top of the embroidery machine, near the thread tension control. It is typically a round knob with a screw that holds it in place.

Step 3: Remove the screw. Use a screwdriver to loosen and remove the screw that holds the tension knob in place.

Step 4: Remove the old tension knob. Use pliers to gently remove the old tension knob from the machine. If it is stuck, gently wiggle it back and forth until it comes loose.

Step 5: Install the new tension knob. Screw the new tension knob into place, making sure it is secure and properly aligned.

Step 6: Test the machine. Turn the power back on and plug in the machine. Test the machine to ensure that the tension knob is functioning properly and that your embroidery is smooth and even.

In conclusion, replacing the tension knob on your SWF 1501 Embroidery Machine is a simple and easy process that can be done at home with a few basic tools. By following these steps, you can ensure that your machine is running at its best and producing high-quality embroidery. If you have any questions or concerns, always consult the manual or reach out to the manufacturer for guidance.