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Singer Futura 250 Error 88

There is absolutely nothing wrong with the embroidery part of the machine. However, when I switch to sewing (turn off, change the arm thingy, switch tension to "S", unplug USB, plug in foot pedal, turn back on) it begins like normal but then the lines on the stitch selector window keep going, the lights all flash red, and it beeps incessantly. Eventually it shows "88" in the stitch selector/error code box. Nothing in the manual. The Singer website says I have the upper thread treaded wrong. I tried rethreading, making sure the first part caught, but no luck. Any help?

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  • Branalyn Dailey Dec 06, 2012

    Talked to Singer customer service person. Ridiculous wait to talk to her, but she was very nice. Our best guess is that the needle wasn't copletely up so it couldn't preform it's self check. But it pretty much worked fine for her! Crazy machine!

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  • Branalyn Dailey Dec 06, 2012

    Thank you, that was actually kind of helpful because I hadn't found it in the manuel yet, but rethreading or even not putting in any thread at all doens't help... Currently on hold with Singer...

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    Les Dickinson Dec 06, 2012

    please rate me thanks

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