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Janome 11000:bobbin thread appears on top, filling the design

The top thread catches the bobbin thread, but has no tension, so the bobbin thread fills in the satin stitches, zigzags, etc. You can't even see the color for all the white bobbin thread. I've cleaned everything completely and retreaded countless times. I've tried adjusting the top tension up and down to no avail. I tried regular straight stitching and the top thread just lays on top, feeding out only because the feed dogs move the fabric. The threads are "caught" like they should be, but not with the right tension.

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It sounds as though the design is stitching but the machine is skipping stitches. If this is the case, be sure you hoop the tear away in the hoop with your fabric.Make sure the fabric is taut. Use a new needle and a good quality thread.If this doesn't solve your problem, try the design on a different type of fabric.

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I just fixed this on my pfaff 230-the problem is the needle position dial-the middle dial with the chrome lever on the right-has froze up .
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Make sure to thread the machine with the presser foot up to insure the thread is seated into the tension control.

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