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Trouble with sensor

Hi everyone my machine keeps saying that it has come unthreaded when it hasnt this happens ever few stitches iv tried everything good clean out change thread ,change needle could anyone help please its driving me mad ,thanks sue

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  • scottrobinso Feb 06, 2009

    hi thanks for that advise ill have look but not really sure were it is i have been emailing the mechanic from were i brought it from but he couldnt tell me much it is a brother innovis 700 embroidery machine ,thanks sue

  • Anonymous Apr 08, 2009

    I have a brothers 1000 and am having the same probles.
    Where is this sensor located?

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The upper thread sensor on most Brother's is activated by the check spring. Either your check spring has broken or is stuck. You may be able to fix this if you can get to it. A drop of oil may be all you need. I may be able to give more specific advise if you tell me what model it is.

Good luck!

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I have a PE 150 Brother Embroidery Machine and it will run just a few stiches and then I get the message check for broken thread. White thread was working fine and then when I changed color it would stop every few stiches , now it won't run with any color.
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