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Thread keeps gathering from the bottom, jams then breaks needle.

This problem increased in frequency. Bought new. Used very little just for hemming. With the bobbin and retaining ring off, I notice a burr on the part that rotates back and forth. Could this be the problem? Can I replace this? From the numerous jams, could something be bent?
Thanks for any help.
Dale

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  • sheltine2 Jan 04, 2009

    thread gathers around the bobbin housing, bobbin thread does not connect with the other at all. no sewing result is created.

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The burr is NOT good for sure, most parts on a machine can be replaced.

Troubleshooting and tech support for your machine from the manf.
http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/bsc/public/us/us_ot/en/faq/faq_top.html?reg=us&c=us_ot&lang=en&prod=hf_ls1217eus



In case you need the manual
http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/BSC/public/us/us_ot/en/model_top/HomeSewingMachine/hf_ls1217eus.html?reg=us&c=us_ot&lang=en&prod=hf_ls1217eus



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