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Error 5 on my machine

I was sewing an suddenly the machine made an awful noise and the screen showed ERROR 5. I took the thread out and tried rethreaded it, turned it off and back on again.

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Can I get a copy of the instruction manual for your Janome Harmony 2049? I got my mom's machine when she passed away in Dec but no manual. Thank you!

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I just found your question, so I'll try to help you,
you said you just had the machine serviced and it's still
showing the error 88, is this error why you took the machine in to
be serviced for?
if it is then I suggest taking the machine back to the repair shop
and tell them it wasn't fixed correctly.
I've had other people say that they've took their machine in to be
fixed and then brought the machine home and it still had the same
problem so that means that they didn't fix the machine ..
have you tried changing the needle--needle that is correct for the
fabric being sewed
try rethreading the machine top and bobbin
also try using a different bobbin
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make sure the top thread is not wound around the spool pin
make sure the bobbin is turned the correct way
do you have a manual for the machine?

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2. The needle thread tension is to tight
3. The needle is bent or blunt
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The lower thread does not bring up , so that the uper thread does not come in contact with the lower thread .I hear unusaul noise while sewing.All these happend when I tried to sew a jeans .i used a thread...

As a general rule, domestic machines don't like buttonhole twist, that heavy yellow thread you see on the RTW jeans. Sometimes you can put it through the bobbin but use a regular weight thread on top but this means sewing upside down as you'll want the yellow on top. And lots of machines dont like different weight thread top and bottom so it just makes for awful stitching anyway.

Best solution to top stitch jeans is use a regular weight thread, large size jeans needle but thread up two spools of thread on the top with both threads going through the same needle eye. It still may not solve the problem though.

To your machine, firstly change the needle as it may be bent. Then unthread the machine and manually turn the flywheel through a stitch cycle and listen carefully, if you still hear a noise as the needle touches the rotary hook, you've knocked the timing out. Service man visit time.

Probably if you check the manual, it will say 50 weight thread, and you'll need to stick with that in the future.

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