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Singer Prelude 8280 jammed while threading bobbin. You cannot rotate the hand wheel. What is the most likely problem? My machine jammed when I was sewing, and I have the same problem--it won't let me rotate the wheel, and I can't find anything in the way underneath the bobbin.

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Firstly make sure when you thread the machine you have the sewing foot in the up position or the thread will not sit in the tension and cause this problem. Also as it is a new machine it may have a small amount of oil from transport stopping the tension discs from separating. Try sliding the folded edge of a piece of fabric with the foot up through the tension unit it may clear the oil away.

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look at the bobbin direction. if it dont pick up that way, change the direction

Posted on Jun 26, 2009

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SOURCE: Singer 8280 bobbin thread not taken up by needle

needle in backwards?

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SOURCE: i dont know how to thread a bobbin on a singer prelude 8280-help!

Look it up at www.sewusa.com threading diagrams.
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Posted on Aug 03, 2009

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The most important element of a stitch mechanism is the shuttle hook and bobbin assembly. The bobbin is just a spool of thread positioned underneath the fabric. It sits in the middle of a shuttle, which is rotated by the machine's motor in synch with the motion of the needle.
so either there is rotational problem in the motor or the needle position is altered .just check out for it

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i think your putting in your bobin backwards,
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