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Brother xl-5340 Could anyone please help me figure out how to thread my bobbin. I have lost my manual and I can't figure it out. I do not know where to put the thread where the needle will catch it. PLease hlep me.

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My bobbin threader doesn' t move

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You can download the manual from the link below: It has diagrams of how to thread the machine. There is also a FAQ section: Please update the question & let us know if the information given was useful to you - Good Luck!

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