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Automatic threader mechanism keeps sticking and a part falls off

I just got my machine back after 6 weeks to get my threader fixed. The problem started when I tried to use the thread cassette the last time I was working on an embroidery project. A metal arm that operates the threader stuck and a little metal part that actually puts the thread through the needle just fell off. I tried to use it tonight for the first time and the same thing happened. The first time the repairman said something broke and ordered a part that took 2 weeks to come in. Now I'm not sure what to do. The same metal arm is has a spring in it and the same little metal threader is off again. What is causing this and is there anyway we can put it back on ourselves? I don't understand what the problem is. I slowly pushed the cassette down until I got a green light and then pushed it all the way.

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Re: automatic threader mechanism keeps sticking and a...

These machines are nothing but TROUBLE and always will be. Get rid of it. Save yourself much time and frustration.

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