Simple Fix for Janome E1 Error

Janome Sewing Machine FuseToday I am working on a customer’s Janome 6600. She brought it in because the machine was unusable. When turning it on, the screen said “E1 Error”, and it would not sew. Actually, it wouldn’t do anything.

The fix was quite simple. There is a fuse on the main board that needed to be replaced. This fuse is kind of a weird one, a 3.15A ~ 250V slow burn fuse. Unfortunately, to access the fuse required that a good portion of the sewing machine was disassembled. I’m only mentioning that because it’s not something that a person could do unless they had experience with sewing machine repair.

So, if you get this dreaded E1 error, don’t fret. We keep these fuses in stock, and can have you back to your sewing in a short amount of time.

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Reader Comments (12)

Jessica R on 2/11/14 @ 4:22pm

I am so excited I found this blog post. You've put my mind at ease! Thank you, thank you, thank you!

aimee on 4/5/14 @ 6:51am

Hi i am in Dade City ,Florida do you know of any repair shop around here.
Glad to see it is a small problem . when you find a repair shop.

b.gottier on 4/7/14 @ 4:03pm

I'm on the other side of the country, so I can only recommend going to Janome's website and using their dealer locator.

Freddy ulloa on 10/6/15 @ 7:09am

Tengo una janome 6600 la enciendo le presiono el pedal o intento usarla con el boton de inicio que esta frente a la maquina pero aun asi no camina

b.gottier on 10/8/15 @ 2:57pm

Fredy, tendrá que llevar la máquina a un distribuidor autorizado de Janome para el servicio. Estoy usando un traductor, así que me siento por problemas con la gramática.

Freddy ullos on 10/6/15 @ 7:10am

Alguien me puede ayudar con mi problemsa?

b.gottier on 10/8/15 @ 2:59pm

Sí, pero aquí nadie habla español. Utilizamos un traductor, y dispuesto a ayudar si podemos.

Anita on 1/4/17 @ 5:58am

Hi, I have just been given a Janome XC50 (it came without lead & foot controller & hadn't been used for some time) When I switched it on, the E1 error came up, but also a strong burning smell! Any suggestions (other than unplugging it, obviously!) could it be just the fuse? Many thanks, Anita

b.gottier on 1/7/17 @ 3:23pm

I've never heard of a blown fuse making a burning smell, but I suppose it could be. You really should take the machine to a qualified sewing machine technician.

Audra on 3/25/17 @ 9:26am

I replaced the ceramic fuse and the clear fuse in my janome machine. Worked for a minute the thru the E1 code again. What else could b the problem

b.gottier on 3/25/17 @ 12:58pm

Might be a bind in the machine. Might be a bad motor.

Larissa on 7/9/18 @ 12:14am

After cleaning my Janome MC 6600p sewing machine under the needle plate, the error lit up: E2 ERROR. What's the meaning of that? And what do I do?

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