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Machine tension knob does not work.

Been having this problem since I received the machine. I hope its just something I've done wrong and can be fixed easily. It seems I can never get the tension to work properly. It is either completely loose or very tight. It rarely works enough to become tight though. When I sew, most of the time the top thread will loop under the lower bobbin until the thread breaks. This is when I have the tension set between 3 and 5.

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Use a better quality thread. Sometime old or cheap thread never works right. Check to make sure you have the right needle for your fabric.

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