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I have an error E6 that states the motor is locked up because the thread is tangled. I have removed the spool and re-threaded the machine and cleaned the shuttle and the message still shows. The balance wheel won't move. How do I fix this?

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Try this site and see if the download gives you a troubleshooting code.
http://www.babylock.com/downloads/instructions/?Update_ID=95
Babylock.com has really good cust. service, but your dealer should know what steps to take to clear this code.
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I hope this helped

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