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Trouble with one thread missing stiches out side needle

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Soundss like mine so I cleaned it using canned air and then had to sew on rags for a bit and get the needle to pick it up works well now but I had lots of cursing and purple air about me before I finally got it to work. hope it helps you

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I tried to tighten tension on top of the macine. The bottom thread is still not stiching, it is loose and looks like a thread with little loops on it.


Be sure your needle is in correctly, the flat side of the needle should be facing AWAY from you (or the front of the machine). Having the needle position incorrect will do this.

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My stiches are uniform but about every 12 stiches there is a long stich , can you tell me what is causing it?


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tighten up the thread tension on the needle thread tension setting
what you describe is a result of the needle thread tension being too loose
to get manuals go google and type in -- workshop manual for ( make and model) sewing machine
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try these suggestions
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Good Morning: My wife has a Husquvarna Viking 320 Electronic Sew Easy. I have tried to re-work the bobin and the thread through the needle. When she stiches the hem on a pair of blue jeans it stiches...


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Elna SU missing stiches and breaking thread


it sounds like the needle hook timing is out. You need to get the needle in the lowest position and measure the gap from the needle to the hook point on the bobbin shuttle. It should be 1/4". You will need to remove the foot and foot plate to be able to see. I use a 1/4" drill bit as a gauge. If you need to adjust it, you will need to remove the free arm cover to the right of the foot and loosen the 2 allen head screws that hold the drive gear. Adjust the gap, tighten the screws and retry. Usually if the needle catches the thread to early, it will make a bad stitch and the upper thread will break. If it catches to late, it will make thread loops and the machine will skip stitches. Good luck, these are a good machine and worth fixing. Phil

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