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The needle clamp fell off and I can't get it back on these are the two pieces I have please help

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The needle clamp usually has a screw on the back that is tightened to prevent the needle holder from falling off. The screw on the back should be very loose. Place the holder on the arm (moves when you rotate the wheel by hand) with the screw towards the back and the hand screw on the side. Tighten the screw in the back and it shouldn't come off. Now, place the wire on the side where the hand screw on the inside of the hole along with the arm and place your needle in. Now you can tighten.

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SOURCE: My needle broke and a piece of metal fell out of machine

just adjust to needle in fix to strait in needle clamp hole it operate to needle strait to hole so needle do nt break but needle is best buy qualtity

Posted on Aug 31, 2008

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SOURCE: My needle broke and a piece of metal fell out of machine

Totally happened to me last week. I discovered that the metal piece that fell off and holds the needle has a small screw that holds it in place. It needs an Allen wrench (tiny one) to tighten it back into place. I just lucked into figuring it out.

Posted on Feb 17, 2009

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There is a set screw above the needle pin screw which tightens with an allen wrench--try that.

Posted on Feb 21, 2009

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SOURCE: needle clamp fell off. got a new one, but need

I have an XL6452 and the same problem. I figured out that you can use a tiny screw driver (or an allen wrench might work). I tried using the screw that tightens the needle but it didn't seem to work. The screw looks like it just a hole. It took a lot of turns to get it loose enough so you can put it on. You will see it come out.
Once you get it on you can tighten it.

Posted on Feb 13, 2010

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Best advice is to take the sewing machine to a repair center, where you can buy a new needle and and ask the service person to install for you. If you bring your own needle, you may get charged for the installation.On the other hand, if you buy a needle from them, you might get a free installation.
Try that.

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http://www.sewingpartsonline.com/needle-clamp-screw-brother-ls-2125-sewing-machine.aspx

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