Question about Bernina Virtuosa 160
I had to clear bobbin case. I removed the needle, thread and bobbin and took all bobbin casing parts out, including the geared part held by a screw. (Dumb!) Cleaned out the problem. I put back the first part (geared part with the screw) and then the second part and clamped this in place. Tested machine, it ran fine. I inserted bobbin case with thread, needle with tread, and machine jammed. (Well, yeah!) Obviously, the part with the screw needs to be placed correctly. Since the geared piece with the screw can be placed at any point, there has to be a 'key' to alignment. Can you help me? I love my machine. Thanks for your time. Marie
When you have that hook drive gear back out turn the wheel until the needlebar is in its highest position. The bar with the teeth that the gear fits onto should be all the way to the right. Now slide the hook driver gear back on. You can lay the hook back in and slowly turn the wheel. Watch that the point of the hook on its upwards stroke is coming slightly above the eye of the needle. When it does this you will be in the correct position to put the screw back on.
Hope this helps. It may take a couple of tries but you will figure it out.
Posted on Nov 05, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jan 26, 2016 | Sewing Machines
Apr 08, 2012 | Singer Sewing Machines
Apr 06, 2012 | Euro-Pro Shark 60 - 384
May 24, 2011 | Husqvarna Huskystar 215 Sewing Machine
Feb 12, 2011 | Euro-Pro 416 Mechanical Sewing Machine
Apr 09, 2009 | Husqvarna Viking 1
Mar 31, 2009 | Brother Sewing Machines
Mar 19, 2009 | Husqvarna Viking 1
Oct 28, 2008 | Husqvarna Designer I
Dec 31, 2007 | Consew 206RB
326 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: