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My sewing machines needle got broken, i replaced the needle but it doesnt start something prevents it to moveup and down probably in the bobbin. i am a rookie though and i ask ur help!!!its a singer 2

Something must be wrong in bobbins case holder ....

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Did you tighten the bibbin tensioner wheel

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Try changing your needle

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I believe you have a broken gear. These are difficult to repair on your own.

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Take the bobbin case out. Then when you go to put it in, realize there are 2 ways to get it. You have found one way. The other way is first look in the the slot with a flashlight before you insert it. There is a flat piece of metal the bracket needs to be slid under as it is inserted. This acts like a spring making it tight

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Your needle is probably to long or you need to open it more

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needle in backwards?

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