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I have had my machine for almost 2 yrs. with no problem but all of a sudden, the needle is hitting the metal casing for the bobbin. I thought I had a bent needle so changed it using the singer needles enclosed with my machine. I took of the plate to see where it was hitting and cleaned the machine as I always do. No matter what needle or what foot I use (I have the quilting walking foot on now) it still hits. I have the needle in straight and correct. Please help ..lots of projects to get done!! Smiley in Wisconsin

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  • sksmiley61 Feb 22, 2009

    This is not the problem ... I was not embroidering when this problem occured. I was simply wanting to sew. I had changed from the normal foot to my walking foot. So thanks, but that is not the problem.

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Your machine need to get adjusted, thats all. But you cant do that by youself, you need someone who knows how to do it. Take it to a shop that sells sewingmachines, they can help you and its not expensive.
If u using your sewingmachine a lot, a good advise is the get it lubricate and adjusted once a year.

Get it adjust and you will be fine

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This is most likely a timing issue.

Is the needle inserted correctly with the flat side at the rear and fully up into the holder ?

If yes, take off the needleplate, remove bobbin case and slowly rotate the handwheel towards you watching the relationship between needle, and the "hook" of the moving "race".

Set on wide zig zag........when the needle is fractionally past it's lowest point, and starting to rise, the hook should be level with the left side of the needle when on the right hand stitch of the zig...the eye of the needle will be below the hook, and ready for thread to be picked up for the stitch to form.

Any other result will mean your timing needs adjusting.

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Posted on Feb 22, 2009

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    blueextc3221 Feb 22, 2009

    CLICK HERE to see instructions on how to set timing.



    Please rate the Expert which gave you the best information.



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Did you have the hoop on before you turned on the machine? if so.take off the hoop and turn off the machine and wait 30 seconds turn it on and wait for the carriage to move, then attach your hoop.

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Check the bobbin and be sure the bobbin is threaded correctly and that the bobbin case is correctly threaded. Be sure the bobbin is in the bobbin case in the correct direction.

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    micromaster Feb 22, 2009

    if the above info has done. let us know again here.

    Thanks


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Hi

Please check the Bobbin Winder.
If the Bobbin Winder shaft is moved to the right position (bobbin winding mode)

Posted on Feb 22, 2009

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    Rylee Smith Feb 22, 2009

    Also check the Needle clamp screw, it could be loose.

    Presser foot is not correct, one Presser foot is loose .Check presser foot and Reset the presser foot.



    Please revert for any clarifications.



    Thanks

    Rylee

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    Rylee Smith Feb 22, 2009

    Try loosining the gear you installed and moving the hook in such a position that at the needles lowest point it will form a loop with the thread as it starts back up and the point of the hook will catch that loop and bring the threads around and back up through the needle plate and tighten the gear back up. You may have to do this several times before getting it just right.



    Please revert for any clarifications.



    Thanks

    Rylee



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