Pfaff Sewing Machine Stuck

Is your "old" Pfaff sewing machine completely stuck?

Don't panic, usually you can easily solve this yourself

If the hook of your pfaff sewing machine is stuck, it is usually due to a small piece of thread.

What to do:

  • Unplug the sewing machine
  • Clean and Oil the Bobbin and Feed Dog Area with sewing machine oil


  • Now forcefully turn the handwheel away from you, not towards you as usual
  • Now look inside the looper and remove excess dirt and threads
  • Now lubricate the looper well with sewing machine oil and let the machine run through for a while
  • It is advisable to replace the hook position finger of the machine, you can order it here, and read how you can easily install it yourself.

Order your position finger/bracket here:

Find out here how to insert and adjust this hook position finger

Performing periodic maintenance on your sewing machine is particularly important.
A well-maintained machine will likely run better and prevent annoying, time consuming, and costly problems later.

It is certainly advisable to give your machine regular maintenance.
You can easily do this yourself with our free maintenance tips.
View our maintenance films here!

Order your maintenance kit here including needles, oil, brush, screwdriver, etc.