What year is my Kenmore sewing machine?
The best way to find out when your Kenmore sewing machine was made, is to find the model number. For example, if your version says 117.101 then it was made in 1934. If it says 117.123 then it was made in 1939.
Can you use Singer needles in a Kenmore sewing machine?
Yes, Singer needles should fit Kenmore sewing machines.
How much does it cost to fix a Kenmore sewing machine?
If you need any extensive repairs, it will probably cost around $175-$250. That was a good machine and would be well worth getting the repairs done.
On your electronic sewing machine it will be located just above the needle area. It will have what looks like a U turn icon.