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Frozen motor My machine's motor froze up, cleaned out the bobbin area and removed the one cover that I could but did not see anything jammed in there. How can I get in there and clean it out? According to the manual it has to be serviced at a dealer however we are stationed in Germany. I've had it for over three years so the warranty is no more.

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Well, you don't. Germany should have sewing machine repair people. Call around.

Posted on Jan 01, 2013

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SOURCE: lower thread keeps jamming even though bobbin case

Hello,
Here are some things to try.

* Re-thread your machine

* Change your bobbin
There could be a nick along the edge of your bobbin spool that’s catching your thread as you
sew.

Also, before you start to sew a seam, grasp the upper and bobbin thread tails. Hold them back
and out of the way as you sew your first couple of stitches. This will keep them from getting
caught in your machine.
I hope one of these solutions help.

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SOURCE: Brother 2003D jammed

i am not familiar with the brother safety device myself. however things i would check might be to first check the manual for the machine. if not available try to turn the machine off if it is electronic in hope that it would reset itself. i would also totally unthread the machine and change the needle. embroidery machines need to have needles changed more often due to their high speeds.What type of fabric were you sewing on? Some of the newer machines are just not made to sew on very heavy fabrics and this might be causing something in side to spring. Try to stitch on a lighter fabric with a stabilizer under it

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SOURCE: Brother SE-270D sewing machine bobbin won't wind

the rubber ring on the bobbin winder has probably gone bad which would mean replacing it but you can buy a portable bobbin winder called a sidewinder for around 20.00

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I would call Brother at 1-800-276-8437 and complain that you took it in to their authorized service center and the problem is even worse. I would try for a new machine or them to send you a call tag to fix it themselves. A machine only a year old should not have that kind of problem. Be assertive and not afraid to speak up. You deserve better service.

Posted on Sep 20, 2010

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SOURCE: Brother VX-1120- The needle is not picking up bobbin thread.

I had the same problem with my brother vx-1120 sewing machine. I set the needle to lowest position by using the hand crank. Then I loosened the knerled set screw that holds needle in place. Then I moved needle shaft till the eye of needle is just lower than the hook on the shuttle loop maker. It made my mechine work. There are instuctions for ajusting timing on machine but I think these mechines are built to not fix and throw out. Just because there where no ajustment marks at all on machine, any machanical machine will needed to be ajusted sometime.

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