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I have a husqvarna viking #1 and it seems to be **** on bobbin mode.

When i press down on the foot pedal, i hear the motor hum, but the needle won't go up and down. when i put a bobbin on to wind it, it will wind it. how can i tell my machine i want it off bobbin mode when this model seems to go into bobbin mode only when a bobbin is actually on the winder? thanks!

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You misspelled "stuck" by leaving out the "t." lol

I would check out Youtube to see if someone has a video that shows the bobbin winder mode.

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If the winder is not moving either there is a worn part on the winder rubber, or, the winder iteself may have seized up becuae a lot of people do not realise that the spindle has to be oiled because of its high speed.

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Make sure that the bobbin winder stop is up. That is the little black post below the bobbin winder. If it is pressed down, the machine will not run.

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Husqvarna viking 300 sewing machine bobbin winder will not stop spinning. machine will not sew when foot pedal depressed. bobbin winder just keeps spinning.


The bobbin winder moves a plate next to the handwheel that disengages the needle from moving If you can't push it back to the left you will have to take the machine apart to fix it.

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How to wind a bobbin for a 250 electronic Viking Husqvarna machine


Make sure that the presser foot is raised if you are winding a bobbin with the top thread threaded through the needle. Place the bobbin on the spool spindle with the mark (a stylized H) outwards. Bring the bobbin spindle down. Next pull the thread from the needle under the presser foot to the thread guide on the right. Bring the thread above the bobbin and wrap the thread around the bobbin several times. Cut off the excess thread on the thread knife and step on the foot control to wind the bobbin. When the bobbin winding is finished, remove the bobbin from the spindle. Cut the thread to separate the bobbin thread from the needle thread. Move the bobbin spindle up.

Sewingpartsonline.com has a link to the manual for the Husqvarna Viking 250 on the machine specific parts page (under Manuals), http://www.sewingpartsonline.com/viking-250-sewing-machine-parts.aspx . The direct link to the manual is http://manuals.husqvarnaviking.com/VSM/Husqvarna%20Viking/HVManual.nsf/5bc6115484660075c12575d2003f80e3/ecf97dd171581582852575ed00755e7a/$FILE/Viking%20210,%20230,%20250%20%20x.PDF . The bobbin winding steps are on page 12. There is also a method for winding a bobbin with a different thread from the top thread. See the manual.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

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What might cause my sewing machine to not respond when the foot pedal is depressed?


make sure the plug for the foot pedal is connected securely to the machine.
could be the plug in the machine has a problem even tho the foot petal is plugged in
could be the foot petal has gone out and needs to be checked.

Jul 27, 2014 | Husqvarna Viking 1

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I only want to know if the wheel must be loosened to wind the bobbin and if so with direction, to the front or backwards and press and turn or pull and turn.thanks


Which make and model sewing machine do you have?

None of my sewing machines need the wheel to be loosened for bobbin winding. The Singer Touch & Sew bobbins are filled in place. Use the handwheel to get the needle into the highest position (just turn the wheel). Wrap the top thread around the screw that holds the presser foot; open the slide plate part way and press the bobbin wind button. Hold the top thread and then begin winding by stepping on the foot pedal.. The thread should break after a few winds.

The Kenmore and the Husqvarna Vikings both get wound at the top. Place bobbin on winding pin. With the needle up and metal presser foot in place thread the top thread up to the bobbin (through the guides) and up through the hole in the bobbin. Slide the bobbin winding switch over towards the bobbin. Hold the thread tightly and begin winding (step on the foot control). After a few winds are on the bobbin, cut the thread that you were holding flush with the top of the bobbin. Continue winding the bobbin. (The newest Viking in the group has a computer screen; on that one, do not press OK until done winding the bobbin.)

However, if the handwheel is not turning and the needle is down, first find out why it isn't turning properly. This could indicate a tangle of thread somewhere in the system. (The older Husqvarna sewing machine in my home has a non-functional handwheel. The machine will still sew but you have to use the needle up/down switch that forces the needle to stop in the up position before you run out of bobbin.)

Please add a comment with the specifics of your sewing machine and I'll be glad to add additional information.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

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Have Viking Husqvarna #1+ sewing machine that when filling a bobbin caused the bobbin to overfill and break. Now when pressing the foot pedal the needle will not move. I can manually turn and get the...


Make sure that the bobbin winder stop is up. That is the little black post below the bobbin winder. If it is pressed down, the machine will not run.

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I have a Viking Husqvarna and it seems that the bobbin winder won't disengage. when you press the pedal down the needle doesn't move but you can hear the bobbin spinning but when you put a bobbin on the...


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Needle doesn't move the problem isn't the foot pedal


I have a Husqvarna #1 that I also love. My needle stopped moving too. I was convinced it was the foot peddle but a repair person sais it was not. I discovered on my own that indeed it is the cord on the foot peddle. I suspect it has a loose wire because when I wiggle it where it connects to the machine it starts working again. Right now this is what I have to do because I can't find a replacement peddle. Can anybody help me find one?

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Your foot pedal plug is loose or possibly unplugged. You could also have a piece of fabric or thread that may be caught under the plate or around the bobbin. Remove all lint and oil the machine making sure the foot pedal plug is tightly in the machine.
Zelma

Aug 17, 2007 | Husqvarna Viking 1

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