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Top & bobbin thread will not sew

I changed my needle on my Brother VX-808 now the machine will not sew. The top thread is not grabbing the bobbin thread. I have taken the bobbin case out , removed the shuttle and put back. It runs as if it is sewing but it isn't. Thanks for any help.

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  • ShayleeD Jan 30, 2009

    I have a Brother vx-1250 that is doing the same thing. The needle is the right direction. Was working fine, I changed the bobbin and it stopped working. Have tried a different bobbing, rethreaded, etc. I cant find the solution myself. I love this machine, traded some car rides for it. Works smoothly and quietly for the most part, until this.

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Most likely the needle is in backwards. Weird I know, I have no idea why but if the needle is in wrong, it either hits the bobbin and breaks or won't grab the thread at all. Good luck.

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