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Needle hits bobbin holder

Removed bobbin holder to clean, when I replaced it the needle hits the holder. Is holder supposed to turn?

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Hi, sounds to me like you haven't refitted the bobbin correctly
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Posted on Dec 28, 2013

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  • Robin Hill
    Robin Hill Dec 29, 2013

    Sorry no insult intended but this is common problem... what happens is that the bobbin does not click home,,

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SOURCE: Needle won't pick up bobbin thread - HELP!!!

I recently fixed my wife maching with the same problem. I found that the screw had come loose that holds the linkage together that rotates the bobbin holder. I was fortunate enough to notice the screw while looking at the machine. To replace it requires taking both the front and back covers off of the frame since the bobbin holder linkage is in the rear behind the needle area. Be careful to insure that the plastic toothed "rail" that runs the bobbin holder is positioned properly or it may break off a tooth. Once I replaced the screw and put the machine back together, it picked up the thread with no problem. Hope this helps.

Posted on Apr 15, 2007

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SOURCE: Bobbin holder turns and keeps bending needles

hi,

the whole upper assembly may have come out of alignment when the machine bent the needle, the upper cover may have to come off, and study the inner metal area where the needle is attached for alignment bolts or screws, maybe one has come loose. On ours if you choose the zig zag and adjust it all the way out it will do that everytime. maybe download the user manual at www.brother.com and see if theres something in there also.

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Posted on Jul 23, 2008

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SOURCE: Thread in needle or bobbin keeps on breaking

The tread only breaks in the needle. what can i do . i don't get to sew anything . I tread the needle and get everything ready and start the machine and as quickly as that the tread is broken and the machine has not sewn at all.

Posted on Apr 07, 2009

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Make sure the needle is in the highest position before you try putting the bobbin holder in. The bobbin holder has a metal 'finger' which fits into a 'slot' in the housing and it only goes in if you have the needle up.

Posted on Apr 17, 2009

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SOURCE: Needle holder fell off of machine

there should be an allen screw on the back side of the needle bar clamp push it up and on and make sure its as stright as you can get it and tighten down on the allen screw

Posted on Jul 14, 2009

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clean out the bobbin holder area as per manual (ie. remove the needle plate, bobbin, sewing foot and needle, take out the bobbin holder, clean the race area out, then put bobbin holder back in as per your manual, there is usually a stopper and knob or two red marks to line up. This is held by a magnet so it is possible to knock it out of place during a jam up.
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The bobbin holder turns so the needle hits the holder and breaks.


Out of alignment means the timing is off...take it to a pro to have it cleaned and re-timed...if that's the real problem.
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Do you have a top, side, or front loading bobbin?

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If that's not it, check your machine's manual to see what part might be missing...then, to find that small, shiny metal part, try shining a flashlight across the area where it was lost.

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