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From: sanbrazell
Date: 10-31-2006, 10:40 PM (1 of 2)

I found this site while searching the internet for a Wards Signature model UHT277 sewing machine manual. The thread tension spring needs replacing. I am handy with my hands and feel I can replace the spring if I had the instructions and the correct spring. While investigating I found out that the spring must be inserted into the correct slot in relations to the springs' position on the machine. Although, I purchased the machine in 1977 I never learned how to truly sew because of other obligations. My machine has been used very little and is a very sturdy machine. I really want to fix my machine so that I can learn to sew clothes. Can any one help me? This site in wonderful!!!
User: sanbrazell
Member since: 10-21-2006
Total posts: 1
From: Tom Land
Date: 11-01-2006, 09:53 AM (2 of 2)
I don't think I have ever seen or heard of a repair manual for M Wards machines. Your best bet is purchase the tension assembly complete. Otherwise you will have other settings to make. This way you loosen 1 screw, slide out the old tension and slide in the new one.
Your local dealer should be able to supply the part.
Have fun or don't do it, Tom
User: Tom Land
Member since: 09-21-2005
Total posts: 514
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