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Raising bobbin thread

I have a singer model 6423 sewing machine and it will not raise the bobbin thread. What could the problem be?

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  • fashionwizki May 11, 2010

    It took me about one day of coming back and fourth to the sewing machine dealer to finally understand this problem. It is very simple. Just push the bobbin case (black plastic) down a bit hard. Then try to thread it again! enjoy.... Good machine but yes, She is a DIVA!

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    model 3150

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    FEET NOT MOVING AND THE THREAD GETS ALL HUNG UP AND LONG IN THE BOBBIN AREA

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    How to thread a singer sewing machine model 842

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    need more bobbins

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These machines are timed by belt and go out of time a lot. Check and see that when the needle passes through the plate and travels upward 1/8" at this point the rotating hook should be right behind and above the eye in the needle,my guess is that it is out probably 1 tooth on the timing belt and can usually be corrected by removing the bobbin case and holding the rotating hookk with on ehand and forcing the handwheel with the other hand which will cause the belt to jump a cog and should put your machine back in time I hope this helps

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The Singer 7256 Fashion Mate sewing machine has a top drop-in thread bobbin and an automatic needle threader. The digital display on the side of the machine is used to select different stitch settings on the machine. When the display reads error code E2, it means that there is a bobbing threading error, which may be caused by the thread looping or bunching under the fabric as you sew.

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Review the steps for inserting a bobbin in the bobbin case and raising the thread in your user's manual; if you don't have it, you can download it free at the Singer Sewing Machine site.

If you have done these things and you still can't get the thread to come up, then your timing has gone out of synchronization, and you will need to get a technician to reset it for you. If you cannot find a sewing machine technician willing to adjust a Singer, Sears supports all brands of sewing machine.

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