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My 1034D serger has a broken part that holds the lower looper.

I have looked, and looked to try to find a repair manual to order a part for my serger. I don't want attachments or buy another, but fix the one I have. I don't seem to be able to find a schematic of my machine. I don't know what to call the part but it isn't an accessory part. It is part of the machine that holds or is below the lower looper. It broke when the lower looper broke.Help!!!!!!!! Thanks for your help, rschiner

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Re: My 1034D serger has a broken part that holds the...

Call brothers hot line 1-901-373-6256 tell them your problem and part no, if you know it if not they should be able to help you

Posted on Mar 13, 2008

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Why does the upper looper thread keep busting?

Quite possibly the machine is not threaded correctly, the tension setting for that looper is too tight (could be the upper looper tension disk is stuck or dirty causing the thread to hang), or the thread is looped around something like the thread tree.

Replace the needles. Remove all the thread and re-thread from the beginning. Be sure to RAISE the presser foot before threading. Make sure to thread the threads in the correct order.

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The upper/lower looper need realignment, requires a qualified technician to do this.

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Sergers are... well can be a pain. "Lower looper thread keeps breaking." Ok... so Here is what I Would do. Get your magnifying glass out and really get in close with a good light and look for burrs on the looper. Also look for burrs on the throat plate, etc. If you find one use some very fine sand paper and carefully smooth it off.

If that doesn't help or fix it. Take it in to a repair shop and tell them what's going on. you might need it timed too. Good luck

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Most of sergers thread the same way, go to, - under customer support, or, (support, home sewing &embroidery, pick the 1034d model) these are free or there are videos on I have 5 different sergers, 3 Singers (14sh654, 14u64a, 14j334), 1 Brother (model 1034d), and 1 Babylock Protege. They all pretty much do the same thing. I have learned that you must thread in the order that your manual tells you for the thread to loop right, all of mine, the 3rd spool from the left is the 1st one to thread. Remember, that you have to go behind the looper, using your long tweezers, and hold the thread end slip it behind until it goes into the notch, then bring you thread along the path on the looper and thread through eye. Have patience, I thought I was going to lose my mind also, until I actually took off the throat plate and saw that notch in that looper, then I knew what to look for. Also, make sure that you pull your thread like they show for the tension discs, very important. Some manuals are better than others, but one of those will click with you. I hope that I have helped you because you will love serging once you have it threaded right.

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I found that I had to remove the stitch finger to thread the machine properly. Do remember to re-install it before starting to sew. If you are using 3-threads only, then remove and store the stitch finger.
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You will need to buy a new looper from a dealer with a spare parts account for this brand.
It is tricky to set up the loopers without a service manual, so best suggest you also have them install and service the machine at the same time or you risk breaking the new one if it is even slightly out of alignment.
You may also find that parts availability at this time of year will be restricted as many businesses and suppliers close for several weeks.

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I had the same problem with the blue thread- it would sew and inch then pop- mine worked wihtout breaking after I re threaded in this order: green, blue, red then yellow

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