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Automatic thread cutter not working

When thread cutting button pushed you hear a ping, but it does not cut. I cleaned out all the lint, the cutters themselves work when tried manually but some connection not sparking the automatic action. Thanks for your help.

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I had the same problem with my Ellegeo. It came with an extra bobbin case, the black part the comes out of the race that the bobbin sits in, and I used the new one. Worked like a charm and I haven't had a problem since. Good luck!

Posted on Sep 11, 2008

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I have a designer SE, I ran across this site and found it very helpful. This person is a retired machine repair person and has a wealth of knowlege. <http://www.sewmuch4retirement.com/tips.html> from what I understand the blade needs to be cleaned as part of the Maintenance, it also can be replaced.

Take a look at this site, perhaps it will help

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Posted on Oct 26, 2008

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I have a esanta-model ESI-2. I am home-bound. I love making quilts. I know my machine needs some oil, could someone pleaSE TELL ME WHERE AND HOW TO OIL MY MACHINE? Thank you in Advance, Jude sweetheartjude2@aol.com

Posted on Jun 12, 2009

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SOURCE: Cutters on Elna 744 serger won't cut

is there lint or thread caught between blades preventing them from meeting?

scott

Posted on Jul 27, 2009

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SOURCE: Elna 704 serger sews well but cutter won't cut.

Make sure that the blades are being held firmly together. I have seen the knob used to lower the moving blade come loose and releases much of the pressure intended to hold the blades together.  If so, the set screws on knob have come loose.

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SOURCE: Husqvarna Sapphire - thread cutter not working

Does the metal arm come out to grab the threads to cut it? Is there a blade in the metal arm that cuts the tread? I think a standard utility knife cutter blade is the same size (just like the one that cuts the bobbin thread when you put in a new bobbin). What happens when you activate the cutter is the arm comes out, grabs the threads, brings them to the blade which cuts the threads, the velcro by the cutter holds the bobbin thread in place for the next stitch. Otherwise the thread may end up on top and the top thread would not be able to pick it up for the next stitch.

Good luck.

Posted on Sep 26, 2009

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