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Thread broke inside the machine how do I remove the case from my Viking 230

I want to remove the plastic case to get inside the machine to untangle the broken thread.

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If you do that, you'll void the warranty. Should be a cheap fix at any repair shop.

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SOURCE: Need to buy spare part:

start trying viking dealers or ebay this machine is no longer supported by viking and is NLA on all parts so your best bet is a dealer that might have a junk one for scrap parts

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SOURCE: Husqvarna Viking C-10. Bobbin Case broke, dealer

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SOURCE: viking husqvarna classica 100, thread tension

I suspect you are correctly threading the machine but the timing of the needle and bobbin hook is off. When the threaded needle goes into the bobbin area, a pointed hook grabs the thread and loops it with the bobbin thread. Something is catching when the needle starts to come up that is not allowing the bobbin thread to be pulled back through the needle plate opening by the upper thread. With machine threaded and bobbin in place, have the bobbin area open if possible and watch the thread interaction when the needle goes down. To set the hook/needle timing, normally covers have to be removed. Suggest taking it to an authorized Husqvarna Viking dealer for service. You can find the nearest dealer by click on the "Dealer" link at
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SOURCE: I have a Husqvarna Viking Designer 1 Embroidery

Try a Google search for Husqvarna dealers and phone them. It is an inexpensive part and I am sure they would be glad to mail one to you after you have worked out how to pay them. Alternatively, try eBay shops - there are a few Husqvarna spare parts shops that would probably have the part you need, and they accept PayPal.

Posted on Dec 27, 2010

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1. remove the clear bobbin cover
2. slide the needle plate towards you and remove it, do not pry it upward or you'll break the gray plastic housing that supports it.
3. remove the gray plastic piece that is on top of the black bobbin case.
4. remove the black bobbin case from the machine.
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You know you bobbin tension is in the right range with the following test: Have your machine in the ready to sew positon. Meaning the bobbin has thread on it and it's in the machine and the bobbin thread is coming up through the needle plate. Gently pull on the bobbin thread to feel the amount of resistance. It should be slight not tight. If you pull on the thread and feel a light resistance your problem is not your bobbin. If you have looping on the bottom of your fabric, the problem is the top thread.

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Take the thread completely off the top of the machine. Put in a new needle. Remove the bobbin. When you rethread the top of the machine make sure the presser foot (that rests on the fabric) is in the "UP" position and rethread the top. Also when you thread the top, put some "pull" on the thread as you thread it, don't just lay the thread in the tracks. You need to pull the thread with some taughtness through the machine so it gets into the correct places under the covers so you have good tension and good stitching. Then put the bobbin back in and make sure when you thread the bobbin case that the thread "clicks" slightly as you pull the thread into the metal tension area of the black bobbin case. Anytime a sewing machine breaks thread at the needle, you should unthread the entire top and rethread it because the thread can jump out of it's guides that are under the plastic covers and you won't be able to see it, but you will see very ugly stitching!!!

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Your embroidery unit needs to be re-calibrated. Check your user manual to determine if that's something you can do. Otherwise, you'll need to have an authorized Husqvarna Viking dealer do the calibration and make sure the hoop sensor is working via the service menu. You can find authorized dealers close to you at the Husqvarna Viking website - Good luck.

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Want pick up my bobbin

re-thread the top thread

when putting in the bobbin, make sure you put it in right,

hold the bobbin between you thumb and first finger of your right hand when you pull the thread with left hand it should rotate the bobbin counter clockwise.

If you run your machine all day you need to clean under the bobbin case,

Take the cover plate off, take out the bobbin case and clean under, i take a q-tip with machine oil and rub around the inside of the metal case and around the bobbin case,

replace the plastic bobbin case making sure it's in right, turn the hand wheel by hand, the case should stay still and the inside will move, the needle should not hit anything

put all back together and try again

if the bobbin turns clockwise you are going to have problems

if this helps please rate it
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Untangle any mess under and around the needleplate very gingerly trimming threads as you go if necessary....remove and clear.

Undo the needle clamp and remove the remains of the needle.

Open the door for the bobbin and bobbin case and undo the clips holding the hook in place......don't force anything, just ease any tangle loose slowly.

You may want to take a photo of how it goes back together if unfamiliar, or lay the bits out sensibly, so you can replace easily later.

Inside the bobbin/hook area is the most likely region for thread jamming the motion of everything, so make sure all is clear and clean, then.......

Without replacing the bobbin or hook, test the handwheel after cleaning before re-assembly.

You may also want to check the take-up crank for thread jams........the small arm in the top cover that moves up/down to "take-up" the top thread has a cam attached to the top shaft and often tangles thread around the shaft, open the L side cover to access.......remove thread by unwinding handwheel manually ....again be patient and careful not to break threads.

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