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My Singer 31k is not picking up the bobbin thread, is this a timing issue?

I rethreaded, put a new bobbin in, and cleaned any fluff out of pertinent parts

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im not!
it needs a good service the timeing has sliped out a little, nothing more that that,,,see its not a lost cause just yet

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Hi beelermary,
Do you replace the needle with same type as what you used before? If the needle fitted in reverse way it can't catch the thread from the bobbin, re-insert the needle again and turn it 180 degree from its original position.
Hope I helped you.
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I don't know whether I shall provide you this solution or not but the repair manual for your machine is not available. It's available for a purchase specially for fixing bobbin tension.
In case you don't wish to buy it kindly ignore my solution and proceed for other experts solution. Here is the link from where you can buy.
Bobbin Winder Adjustment Guide
4 pages of how to adjust the bobbin winder on the:
Futura 900 - 920 - 925; Athena 1200 - 2000; Creative Touch 1030 -
1036; Touch Tronic 2001 - 2005 - 2010
(Download Only)

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im not!
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