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I have a Riccar 552 and when I wind a bobbin the needle runs

When winding a bobbin, I have to remove the needle because it runs constantly. When I try to loosen the knob as the directions say the needle still moves.

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Well I own a riccar aerostar 210B and the needle won't move. It is run and sounds great the motor runs when I run the bobbin.. can anyone HELP? thank you

Posted on Nov 17, 2008

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I watched a 'You Tube' demo that showed ........if you loosen or tighten the very small screw at the base of the bobbin this gives you the correct tension & stops the looping under the fabric........I didn't even know this screw existed ! It is trial & era at first re the correct tension but you do get there.... the art is to do it in small mini stages.....like you hardly move it ! Thanks to 'You Tube' I can now get on and finish my drapes !

Posted on Nov 24, 2009

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SOURCE: The bobbin winder will not spin

You model is the same as mine. The bobbin is wound by a plastic gear behind the hand wheel. It probably broke like mine did some years ago. Check with your local repair shop or order it online.

Posted on Feb 28, 2010

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SOURCE: looking for hook gear for

The gear is #53741 and is available at most sewing dealers. The part is also available wholesale at sewing machine services in Canada. Also fits riccar, eatons and babylock machines, so a babylock dealer could help. You will have to beg a repair book or photocopy same to ger mounting and setting instructions. We charge about 60 to install and time the part ONLY.

Derek

Posted on Jan 18, 2011

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SOURCE: The bobbin in the Riccar 9900 will not rotate in

Do you mean that the rotary hook is not rotating fully around the bobbin case to form a stitch?

This could be due to a gear failure in the drive to the rotary hook, usually within the free arm area.

tally_girl_41.jpg It doesn't look like your model has a removable cover plate on the free arm to access this from the top. But there is usually a gear in the freearm area and this can wear or have teeth broken, which prevents the drive of the rotary hook happening.

I would suggest that you contact a local repair shop and ask what they charge to open up the machine, diagnose and quote on the repair to see if worth fixing it.


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

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When I wind a bobbin, it makes a screeching noise and the needle goes up and down. What step am I missing ?


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I only want to know if the wheel must be loosened to wind the bobbin and if so with direction, to the front or backwards and press and turn or pull and turn.thanks


Which make and model sewing machine do you have?

None of my sewing machines need the wheel to be loosened for bobbin winding. The Singer Touch & Sew bobbins are filled in place. Use the handwheel to get the needle into the highest position (just turn the wheel). Wrap the top thread around the screw that holds the presser foot; open the slide plate part way and press the bobbin wind button. Hold the top thread and then begin winding by stepping on the foot pedal.. The thread should break after a few winds.

The Kenmore and the Husqvarna Vikings both get wound at the top. Place bobbin on winding pin. With the needle up and metal presser foot in place thread the top thread up to the bobbin (through the guides) and up through the hole in the bobbin. Slide the bobbin winding switch over towards the bobbin. Hold the thread tightly and begin winding (step on the foot control). After a few winds are on the bobbin, cut the thread that you were holding flush with the top of the bobbin. Continue winding the bobbin. (The newest Viking in the group has a computer screen; on that one, do not press OK until done winding the bobbin.)

However, if the handwheel is not turning and the needle is down, first find out why it isn't turning properly. This could indicate a tangle of thread somewhere in the system. (The older Husqvarna sewing machine in my home has a non-functional handwheel. The machine will still sew but you have to use the needle up/down switch that forces the needle to stop in the up position before you run out of bobbin.)

Please add a comment with the specifics of your sewing machine and I'll be glad to add additional information.

I hope this helps.

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Your bobbin was basically crushed slightly, to remove it simply take the thread off the bobbin and it will come off very easily.

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