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Bobbin Problem My Brother SE-270D is brand new. I have made two simple dresses for my daughter and have logged maybe 2 hours doing so. As I started sewing a pair of bloomers, my bobbin started making a clicking sound every so often. The clicking sound grew more frequent as I continued. When I inspected the fabric of what I sewed, there are several loops in the thread on the bobbin side (the stitches on the top side looked fine). I took the bobbin out and put it back in several times, I changed the tension, none of that worked. A friend with much more experience than I said the machine is pulling too much thread through from the bobbin but she has no idea why. Any thoughts?

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Re: Bobbin Problem

There is a thread tenchener screw that the repair center has to ajust so it will have the tenchen Dan

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The brother machines are notorious for jamming if there is even a tiny bit of lint in the machine. Take out your bobbin, unscrew the plate, take out the bobbin holder. Use a pipe cleaner or paint brush to brush all around inside the machine and pull out any little threads/lint that has collected in there. Replace the bobbin holder by lining up the screw toward the front. Replace the plate and screws. Make sure your bobbin doesn't have any little nicks around the edges that could catch thread. Replace the bobbin and rethread. Replace your needle (this needs to be changed often) rethread your upper thread. Test stitch.

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Your machine probably came with brother embroidery bobbin thread (one spool, white)...I used it until it was gone and did buy more embroidery bobbin thread at a regular superstore (it wasn't brother brand though)...however, I have since used regular thread and not had problems. HOWEVER, be sure it is good, quality thread - none of that $.50/spool stuff. That knots up and simply doesn't look good if it does work. Good luck!

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I had the same issue a few years back but with actual symptoms of malfunctioning. I had mine fixed under warranty. The service tech told me it was a faulty circuit board. Works perfect now. I think the warranty is only for the first year to cover labor and parts. Not sure how much it would be out-of-pocket. This happened within 3 months of a brand new purchase. Hope this answered your question.

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This is not really something you can do yourself (been there, tried that!). The machine has to be almost completely disassembled to get to the timing mechanism. Trust me, it's worth the 30.00 to have it timed.
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Comment by margecam52, posted on Aug 12, 2008 It's the bobbin thread. Also, it does not have to be Brother brand. Any 60wt thread will work. I get mine at
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