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Singer 9030 runs but don't sew

Machine runs, it's threaded and the bobbin is in correctly but thread doesn't seem to lock to form the stitch. Sometimes it forms the first stitch then no other. Feed dogs work so fabric moves smoothly over them.

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Try changing the needle--make sure the needle is the correct one
for the fabric being sewed.
also make sure the needle is turned the correct way in the needle
holder and pushed all the way up into the needle holder.

Posted on Nov 08, 2012

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SOURCE: singer sewing machine bobbin thread knots rather

What you have going on is a bobbin problem. The knots are referred to as birds' nests and happen when your bobbin thread gets caught on a piece of the bobbin casing. The large, loose stitches are normally caused by a problem with the bobbin case, a bobbin that is would properly, or when you're getting to the end of the bobbin's thread and the thread is loosely would on the bobbin at that point.

You're best bet is probably to buy a new bobbin casing. They're usually about $25 or so and you should be able to find one on eBay by searching for Singer (your machine name and model) under the Crafts category. The silver plate on top of the area covering where you place your bobbin into has screws you need to carefully remove (careful not to loose them!). If you need to, take pictures with your cellphone or digital camera as you remove the old bobbin casing so you can see how to put the new one in.

This should take care of the problem. If, for some reason it doesn't, you may well have a problem ALSO with your bobbin tension, and that should be looked at by a Singer Technician. You can find one in the yellow pages near you or probably by searching Yahoo Local. Happy Sewing.

Posted on Apr 04, 2011

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I am assuming your talking about the bobbin thread, so that is
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2. Lint has collected in the bobbin holder
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try these suggestions
change the needle
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make sure the bobbin is turned the right way in the bobbin case--this
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ERROR 88


here are my suggestions
change the needle--make sure it's inserted correctly in the needle
holder
make sure it's the right needle for the fabric
rethread the machine top & bobbin --use every thread guide
clean under the needle plate & in the bobbin area for lint
make sure the thread has not come off the thread take up lever
make sure the correctly foot is on the machine when sewing
if the suggestions don't help then it would be a good idea to have
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here's a free downloadable downloadable manual
http://www.singerco.com/uploads/download/1197_7444engfrespa77250.pdf

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rethread the machine top & bobbin
make sure the bobbin is inserted correctly in the bobbin case
make sure the top thread is not coming off the thread take up lever
make sure the bobbin is wound correctly
if these suggestions don't work, I suggest that you take the machine
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I have loaded my Singer 626 sewing machine bobbin properly, and when I try to bring the lower thread up by turning the wheel, nothing comes up. I do hold the upper thread taunt, so it can 'grab


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try changing the needle
rethread the machine top & bobbin
clean under the needle plate & in the bobbin area for lint or thread
make sure the bobbin is inserted correctly into the bobbin case
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make sure bobbin is wound correctly & inserted correctly in the bobbin case
clean under the needle plate & in the bobbin area for lint or loose threads
if you don't have a manual try singer
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Click search

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