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How can I get the bobbin to wind on my singer 7422?


I have a brand new singer 7422 and the bobbin just will not wind. I put the bobbin on the pin and move it to the right (threaded up as instructed) and attempt to wind but it stops after just 2 rotations. The needle does not disengage and when it stops all the stitch pattern lights come on and flash and it gives some warning beeps. To clear this I have to switch the machine off and on again. The machine is stitching correctly just unable to wind the bobbin. Please help!

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  • Anonymous Feb 24, 2009

    I have ths same problem and I just purchased this machine. I am going to return it tomorrow.

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Your machine could be defective. Take it back where it was purchased.

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SOURCE: Bobbin won't wind Singer 7422

Your problem lies with the main shaft that is to tight to release the bobbin winder mechanism, because of old grease and oil becoming sticky. A short term solution will be to remove the needle, in order not to hurt you, and then hold on to the needle bar with your left hand, while engaging the bobbin lever with your left hand. This will prevent the main shaft to rotate and your winder should work. In the long term, take it to your dealer to clean the oil and grease. You will not be able to open the machine casing yourselve, as you might damage the casing and or electronics.

Good luck!

Posted on Nov 11, 2008

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How to wind bobbin on model 4411


Do you mean the Singer 4411 Heavy Duty sewing machine? If so,
first place the spool on the spool pin with an appropriate sized spool holder, if you are starting the project. Snap the thread into the thread guide to the left of the of the spool pin. Wrap the thread clockwise around the bobbin winder tension discs (slightly to the left and forward of the thread guide). Bring thread towards the bobbin spindle. Thread the bobbin (put the thread through the hole in the bobbin). Place the bobbin on the spindle with the hole up. Move the bobbin spindle to the right. Hold onto the thread above the bobbin and step on the foot control pedal. When the bobbin finishes winding the thread, cut the thread at the top of the bobbin and the incoming thread from the spool. Move the bobbin spindle to the left and remove the bobbin. If you have already threaded the machine for sewing, you will need to remove it from the various guides and tension discs that are used in sewing. Then after winding the bobbin, re-thread the top thread.

The directions to wind the bobbin are in the manual on page 12 (page 19 of the PDF). You can find many Singer manuals at the Singer support page: https://www.singer.com/support . The 4411 support page is https://www.singer.com/search/support?lp=support&title=4411 . The current link to the manual is https://www.singer.com/sites/default/files/product_manual/SINGER%204411%20Heavy%20Duty%20Sewing%20Machine.pdf .

I hope this helps.

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Code 88 starts flashing as well as all the stitching lights on the panel when I try to thread the bobbin. I can sew, that is NOT the problem, threading the bobbin is. What is Code 88? I am not interested...


Turn your machine off and leave it off. Remove all bobbins - in the machine & from the pin. Remove all thread - from threaded machine and bobbin thread path. Clip the machine thread at the spool and pull the needle thread towards yourself. Clip bobbin thread at spool and close to bobbin, then pull towards you through thread guides. This keeps the tension where it belongs. Move the bobbin winding shaft from normal sewing back to winding bobbin a couple times. It should click in place when moved to the winding position. Check to see if there is any thread that has slipped under the bottom of the bobbin and wound itself around & under the bottom of the shaft. Carefully unwind to clear. If the shaft does not easily move back to the sewing position it is probably stuck in the winding position. Don't force it, but try to get it out of the winding position. Leave it to the left in the normal sewing position (unclicked). Check to see if there is any thread caught anywhere along the path from spool to the winding pin. Pay close attention to the first thread guide and the two discs the thread slips between that control tension. Hand wind the wheel on the right towards you to raise and lower the needle a couple of times. Stop with needle in highest position. Do NOT wind hand wheel backwards (away from you). Make sure the bobbin pin is not in the winding position. Now turn on your machine. Needle should jump to default position. Move the stitch length and stitch width guides to the far right, then far left, to attain the green lights. Press the reverse stitch button to raise lower and raise the needle. It will stop in the highest position. If you still have the error code - make sure the bobbin winding pin is NOT in the winding position. Remove the needle. Lower the presser foot and run the machine without any thread a bit. If the needle bar does not go up and down most likely the bobbin pin is stuck in the winding position. If the code has cleared use your manual to carefully wind a new bobbin. Make sure you are using a 15J bobbin which this machine requires. It will not work with just any bobbin. Next, raise the presser foot then carefully thread the machine. If you don't have a manual you can download one from the Singer website. You might consider cleaning the entire machine paying special attention to the hook area and feed dogs while the power is off. If you find a lot of lint do this more frequently to prevent buildup. Take special care when replacing the bobbin care. Hope this helps. If not call Singer. It may take some time but you should be able to reach someone to help you troubleshoot. If this is an older machine I recommend taking it for repair yourself instead of sending to Singer

reference: http://www.amazon.com/Singer-7466-Electronic-Sewing-Machine/forum/Fx3BSOY0VA78VQ4/-/1?_encoding=UTF8&asin=B000B91B3K

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It could be the belt has snapped, or something else it out of adjustment. You can either get it fixed, or purchased an inexpensive bobbin winder for under $25 from WalMart online.

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My bobbin is winding all at the bottom


Did it get put in bobbin winding mode, some how?

Dec 12, 2012 | Singer 7422

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Sewing machine Singer Advance 7422, I try to fill a bobbin on the top of my machine. I put the bobbin in position and the shaft will not turn. The machine is treaded correctly and put in the right...


some machine, you have to push the bobbin winder spindle to the
right so that it will wind the bobbin, I have to on mine.
but if you've already done that then the machine needs to be checked
to see what wrong with the bobbin winder spindle

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make sure the bobbin winder spindle has been pushed to the right
if you've done that, & it doens't wind the bobbin then the machine
will need to be checked

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Won't wind bobbin


they have a free manual at singer pdf download
Go to the singer website
Go to the home page
Go to customer service--click on it--it will show a small menu--click on instruction manual
In the box put the model number (example 7422) & click search

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Singer advance 7422 beeps when i am trying to sew


are you getting a visual signal on your LED display ?
have you tried turning the machine off & waiting a few seconds & turning it back on again
have you tried cleaning the bobbin area for loose threads & lint?
how many beeps are there?
do you have a instruction manual for the machine? if not singer has one for free pdf download

Go to the singer website
Go to the home page
Go to customer service--click on it--it will show a small menu--click on instruction manual
In the box put the model number (example 7422 ) & click search

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