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Bernette 65 bobbin and hook problem

My bernette 65 machine is giving me a number of problems:
> the thread is getting all tangled and knotted in the bobbin area
> the thing-a-ma-gig that turns around with the bobbin in it misses its timing every now and again and the needle hits a solid part in stead of a part where there is a gap, causing the needle to break and me to swear
> on top of this my darling better half (whom I love dearly) has decided to take the little hook bit apart where it seemed the thread was snagging and now we cant remember how it fits back together

Anybody got some advice or a workshop manual (for the bernette, not my spouse)? Thanks :-)

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When I press the pedal the string get tangled and I also have problems with the bobbin thread not being picked up! Please help! Thanks margaret


thread the machine correctly( follow the operators manual)
wind the bobbin properly and when placing the bobbin in the bobbin carrier pull the thread down the small slot and under the spring plate
thread for the needle always comes in from the left (The side of the groove in the needle ) and out the cut away side
pull a long piece of thread for the needle out and hold it while you turn the machine over
after 1 or 2 revolutions the needle thread will bring up the bobbin thread and you then pull both threads out a bit
if you don't have a user/operators manual there are 2 options
one is to go google and type in --user manual for bernina bernette model 65 sewing machine and down load the pdf version
the other option is to visit manchester shops ( cloth and fabric shops ) and talk with the sales people as may of these places have a sewing circle of people who will be only to willing to help you.

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How to insert bobbin in a bernette 680 sewing machine?


Try going to this link and download the manual for either the Bernette 410 or 715 and look at the directions for threading and inserting the bobbin:
http://www.bernina.com/en-US/Support-US/Out-of-Print-Manuals/bernette-manuals/Bernette-Sewing-Machines

Bernina may not have a manual for your particular model, but these models may be close enough that you can still use the directions for your machine.

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Sews 1/4" and then sews in place


1) remove upper and bottom threads. Try sew without threads.
Is fabric transported corectly?

NO:
- Drop feed dog button is OFF
- Dust under stitch plate
- Transporter malfunction (must be taken for a service to the BERNINA dealer)

YES:
- Upper or bottom thread jammed
- The upper thread tension is too tight.
- Wrong needle used (probably small ...)

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Why won't my Bernette 65 pick up the bobbin thread


Try changing the needle

Try rethreading the machine top and bobbin

Make sure the bobbin is turned the correct way In the bobbin case

It's possible that the machine needs to be checked for a timing problem

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My Bernina Bernette 65 has a problem with the thread bunching up every 10-15 stiches on the bottom. Some of the thread stitches on the bottom of the fabric are in a straight line, and then the thread will...


try a new needle--one that is for the fabric being sewed
then try to adjust the top thread tension again, if the stitches remain loose and the tension won't adjust then the tension knob needs to be checked to see if there is something wrong with it.
also check to make sure the bobbin is inserted correctly into the bobbin case, if the bobbin is not turned the right way in the bobbin case the sewing machine will not stitch correctly.

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Lower bobbin thread gets tangled


try changing the needle --make sure the needle is the right one
for the fabric being sewed
try a different thread
make sure the bobbin is not over filled
make sure the bobbin is turned the right way in the bobbin case
make sure the thread has not come off the thread take up lever

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My bernette 65 is bunching underneath. How do I resolve that?


Grasp the threads and hold them down when you start your seam. If it still happens make sure your thread is seated into your upper tension mechanisms. If that still isn't solving your problem... CLEAN between the tension discs with some sturdy fabric folded in half. (wax build up from threads can cause issues)

Good luck

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I am getting a code that says the needle is bent or the thread is knotted, neither is true. I have changed the needle and rethreaded both the top thread and bobbin. What else could it be


I have a Bernette Deco 600 which was doing the same thing. While it was running it would jam and give this code. If you take the cover off of the end of the top of the machine on my machine there was a rod the needle was connected to. There were two cams attached to this rod, one of the cams was slipping which threw the machine into a jam. Once I pushed the cams together and tightened down the set screw it worked great. Good luck

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Get out the manual and refer to the maintenance section for cleaning the machine.

Especially the bobbin area. You want to make sure the area around the bobbin case is free of lint and thread.

Use a new bobbin and re-thread the machine, with the presser foot UP.

Install a new needle, again according to the directions in the manual. Installed incorrectly can lead to mis-stitching.

If the problem persits, the timing may need adjusting.

This should be done by the sewing machine tech for Kenmore.

Sewusa.com has a guide for this in the repair section, but you could end up with more problems.





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