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Brother computerized c s6000i will not pic up bobbin thread

I have bought 3 of these machines and they all have quit picking uo the bobbin thread. I will be sewing and the thread balls up under the fabric and breaks the needle. when I clean it out there is no error message but it willnot pick up the bobbin thread.

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    I'm heavily involved in a large project and the same thing happened to me today (2-17-09). The thread got tangled up on the bobbin side of the garment and now the bobbin thread will not pick up. I've removed and cleaned the bobbin case with no luck. Is this machine garbage now? ****!!!

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Why do you continue doing the same thing expecting different results? Go to your near by dealer and buy a better machine

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Have you got the bobbin in the correct way around, also have you put the needle in correct with the groove in the front of you.Are you using the correct bobbins,if yes to all these your machine has thrown it timing out in the bobbin.and needs to be looked at.

Posted on Jul 10, 2009

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SOURCE: singer sewing machine model 6012 c

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Posted on Aug 23, 2008

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SOURCE: bobbin thread/feed dog eating fabric

This is a very common problem with really lightweight fabric and can often be cured (if doing straight stitching) by using a straight stitch needle plate and foot. The wider needle plate and foot openings on newer machines give the machine/thread a wider area to pull the fabric into the machine. By using a straight stitch plate/foot you remove the wide opening, eliminating the majority of the problem.

Also - try using a specially coated needle (Teflon or other non-stick finish). The thread feeds more smoothly through the needle and the needle more smoothly through the fabric, causing less drag into the needle plate opening.

Hope this helps. Don't hesitate to respond to this if you have further specific questions. We're always happy to help

Happy stitching,
Kim & Linnette
www.sewingexpressions.com

Posted on Dec 03, 2008

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SOURCE: My brother PE-400 sewing quit sewing

The "race" on your machine needs adjusting. Remove the bobbin cover, bobbin, & case. What you have left is the race, it moves when you turn the large wheel on the top right of machine. The needle also moves up and down. There is a hook on the race that catches the needle thread. Try moving the race to the line up with the needle. It may take a couple of trys but it should do the trick. Also clean any threads that may be caught on or arround the race. Hope this helps!

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

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SOURCE: thread jams & wheel axel cannot turn

there are a couple of things that come to mind.  
Bobbin:   wound with uneven tension.  Try taking the bobbin, rewind that thread onto another bobbin and wind slowly.  make sure the thread feeds onto the new bobbin evenly.
upper thread:  catching on something or not flowing off the spool easily.
you're doing well, sounds like you consulted the manual and used your noggin, hang in there and let me know if this doesn't help.  we can troubleshoot some more!

Posted on Jan 12, 2009

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SOURCE: its like it is getting tangled in bobbin casing

loopy on bottom means upper threading or tension is wrong

Posted on Aug 23, 2009

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SOURCE: bobbin thread gets bunched up and loud clicking sound

The problem is never the bobbin when you have this problem. It's the top thread. Take the thread off the top of the machine and rethread the top. Make sure the small tension dial is on 4 or 5 (the larger dial on the front left is for the pressure on the foot, not the thread tension.) After you thread the machine, put the pressure foot down but NOT on the thread. Then pull gently toward the back of the machine. When you do, the needle should bend slightly backwards before the thread comes through the machine. If it pulls with no resistance you could simply have "fluff" or remants of thread between your tension discs. If you do, put the dial on zero and using an old needle, clean between the discs and try threading the machine again with the "pull test" I described earlier.
No tension on the top of the machine, lets the bobbin tension win and it pulls all the thread to the bottom of the fabric.

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