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I have a Janome QC6019 and the stitch length selector is

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I have a Janome QC6019 and the stitch length selector is very hard to slide. It has been getting harder to move the last few years and now it is almost impossible to move the sliding selector.
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: It started getting progressively harder to slide about 3 years ago.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: I would like to since I don't know where to take my machine in my town and I don't want to be without it.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Everything else works perfectly.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Small Appliance
Expert:  Russell H. replied 1 month ago.

Hi, thank you for contacting My name is***** will do my best to provide the right answer to your question.

I understand the problem, I think. You've been quite clear in explaining it.

The question is, have you applied the periodic lubrication (oil and/or grease, as appropriate to specific points of the machine) at the specified intervals, and/or recently?

Or if the machine needs servicing simply, what zip code, or town/city and state, are you located in, please?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I do apply oil as the owner's manual suggests. My zip code is 68132.
Expert:  Russell H. replied 1 month ago.


Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Other than occasionally putting a drop of machine oil on the needle, the manufacture advises that no other oiling is necessary. It's not like my Pfaff from the 1950's that requires oiling before each sewing project.
Expert:  Russell H. replied 1 month ago.

Here are some locations, nearby to you, which can be contacted with regard to Janome machine servicing:

A Quilting Place


OMAHA, NE 68137

Phone:(###) ###-####/p>


The Apt Store



Phone:(###) ###-####/p>

and those are the two nearest listed by Janome.

For others... nearer than The Apt Store... here are a few to also try perhaps:

Bernina Sewing Center (yes, this is not necessarily able to help with Janome)


Omaha, NE 68134

Open today · 10AM–5PM

Phone: (###) ###-####/p>


Sew Creative

Westwood Plaza,

2809 S 125th Ave,

Omaha, NE 68144

Open today · 10AM–6PM

Phone:(###) ###-####/p>

I hope that one of these can help you - if you have some doubt about all of them, let me know, there are others to contact.

And if this answers your question and one of them can indeed help you, let me know, also, please, if you would.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Thank you.
Expert:  Russell H. replied 1 month ago.

OK... try them, let me know if one of the ones I found proves OK, please. Thanks.