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The top needle is hitting the bobbin case Is the timing out?

The bobbin case is not lining up with the top needle

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SOURCE: Needle & Bobbin out of sync

This description sounds like the machine is out of time. The needle should match up with a cut out section in the bottom of the bobbin area. If it is hitting, the timing has slipped, probably from sewing on a fabric that was too heavy for the machine.

Posted on Nov 14, 2007

mohammed387
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SOURCE: Needle is hitting something

tightng the needle bar . bobbin case screw is lose adjust the screw


needle portion is just adjust take bottam thread

Posted on Sep 04, 2008

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SOURCE: bobbin casing not in sync with needle.

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

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SOURCE: singer quantum cxl sewing machine needle hitting metal

Your needle is probably to long or you need to open it more

Posted on Apr 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Needle hitting bobbin case and breaking off

It sounds like the machine is out of time.. However, it is not an easy fix at home.

Posted on Apr 19, 2009

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