BabyLock BLSE300 serger feed dogs not moving

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I have a Baby Lock serger model BLSE300.  I have not had the chance to use it in
quite some time.  I tried to use it today, and it is not feeding the fabric
through.  The feed dogs are not moving at all.  It is set up for 4 thread
serging, and the differential is set at 85.  I have gone through the instruction
booklet that came with the machine, but am not finding anything that tells me
what to check or what to do.  Please help!  Thank you!

Re: BabyLock BLSE300 serger feed dogs not moving
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I would take out the needles, take off the stitch plate, and do a very  
thorough cleaning and oiling per the instructions, then try to run it
(needles out) at top speed.  If it's just a matter of lack of lubrication,  
that may do it.

Machines -- sergers, sewing machines, knitting machines, etc -- all need to  
be exercised regularly.  When I haven't used a particular machine during a month,
I do the clean/oil/run with needles out for at least 5 minutes, and preferably
15.  I suspect after a long sitting, the lubricants have evaporated or  
gummed up, and you may need a trip to the serger doc for some TLC for the  
machine.

Kay


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