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Bobbin problem I have a viking Freezia 415. Suddenly, it is not catching the bobbin thread. I have tried rethreading, another bobbin, restarting, etc. Nothing seems to help. There is no obstruction. Any ideas?

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Suspect the needle and hook timing is off causing threads not to catch to make a stitch.

Try these troubleshooting tips:
With machine off, remove the bobbin and bobbin case. Push the needle bar to the left. Lower the needle to the bobbin case and notice when the needle starts traveling upward does the tip of the hook in the bobbin area align with the eye of the needle? If it does not align, the timing is off. If it does, move on to check upper tension:

Check that it is threaded correctly (both top and bottom) making sure that the upper thread is in the takeup lever. Watch the needle as you slowly turn the handwheel counter clockwise (toward you) and the needle point touches the fabric (make sure presser foot is down). Is the thread still relatively taunt? If it is loose, the upper thread tension unit does not have enough tension. Check the areas where the thread goes and make sure you remove any loose threads or fluff which could be inhibiting the tension discs from closing over the thread. If the tension unit still is not tightening enough, the tension unit may need to be replaced or the circuit board replaced. If everything is ok in the upper thread area, now look at the bobbin area. With no fabric, watch as the needle enters the bobbin area. Does it go down and the upper thread catch the bobbin thread and pulls it to the surface? Check for anything preventing the bobbin thread from being pulled up to the surface through the needle plate. If you have still not been able to resolve the problem suggest you take it to an authorized husqvarna viking dealer for service. You can locate a dealer near you by visiting the husqvarna viking website and clicking on the Dealer link on the left-hand side of the page - http://www.husqvarnaviking.com

Good luck.


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