Question about Kenmore Drop-In Bobbin 16231 Mechanical Sewing Machine

1 Answer

Bobber keeps popping out - Kenmore Drop-In Bobbin 16231 Mechanical Sewing Machine

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Kenmore Master
  • 1,564 Answers

Bobber? lol If you have problems like this it is one of a couple things. 1. you've put the bobbin in upside down (it's not unspooling correctly)
2. The bobbin case or bobbin has a burr.
3. it's rare but a needle plate with a burr can do this too.

if you find burrs.... get some fine sand paper and smooth them away.

Posted on Dec 10, 2012

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Why does the needle thread in my machine keep breaking? I have retreaded the machine and the bobber and it still keeps breaking


make sure it is on wire tension spring through first loop this affects how the machine pulls thread.

Oct 06, 2014 | Janome Sewing Machines

1 Answer

Having trouble with bobber


are you using the correct bobbin,are the dogs working then id check for the bobbin basket for nicks and smooth operation

Feb 12, 2013 | Singer 2263 Mechanical Sewing Machine

1 Answer

Putting bottum bobber back together brother vx-1140


sewing machines don't have bobbers. Bobbers are for fishing.

Dec 10, 2012 | Brother Sewing Machines

1 Answer

Bobber mechanism will not spin the bobber


since it's set up for six years, it would be a good idea to have the machine serviced. it setting up may be the cause of the bobbin spindle not working

May 08, 2012 | Brother XL-2600

1 Answer

Bobber knotting up


First check that there is no thread remands in the hook race.Try tightening your bobbin case cover little by little.

Jun 03, 2009 | Sewing Machines

1 Answer

Singer ingenuity 7436 needle wantpick up the bobber


a. needle in backwards
or
b. needle threaded wrong

Apr 23, 2009 | Singer 7436 - INGENUITY

2 Answers

Threading bobbin on singer6268


Have you tried placing that half screw and or plug you found on top of the bobber compartment where it belongs: Normally underneath the bobbin compartment cover , at-top the bobbin case closest to you and your left..normally there will be a screw there to keep the bobbin and the bobbin case where it belongs, while it is doing it job.. at least thats how most of the sewing machines i have used or see or worked on have been.. Good luck.

Aug 30, 2007 | Sewing Machines

Not finding what you are looking for?
Kenmore Drop-In Bobbin 16231 Mechanical Sewing Machine Logo

60 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Kenmore Sewing Machines Experts

Tally Girl
Tally Girl

Level 3 Expert

1122 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

SewTechWayne
SewTechWayne

Level 2 Expert

186 Answers

Are you a Kenmore Sewing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...