Question about Singer 3116 Simple
I have a new singer 3116 and the hand wheel works fine as long as your turning it backwards. But when you turn it forward it lowers the needle but when it gets to the bottom the hand wheel stops turning.
Here is some troubleshooting
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Ok I know that youve checked this, but I have to ask.
Check and make sure the reverse lever isnt engaged.
I'm looking at pg 27 and see you have a traditional bobbin casing (not a drop in) make sure your bobbin is wound well and the case is inserted correctly. (they are picky)
Change your needle make sure its in right and tight. (I have bent many a needle just slightly, and it causes huge issues with this particular type of bobbin casing)
Pg 35 gives a test for the bobbin tension. If your thread rolls, the tension is too loose, OR the case may have gotten damaged.
Lets see if this helped.
Posted on Jan 27, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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