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My bobbin won't move to add thread to it

I can't add thread to my bobbin

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Basic Tips for All

  1. Always turn the handwheel TOWARDS you (counter clockwise) as turning it in the opposite direction (away from you, clockwise) may knock the timing out requiring repair from a service center.
  2. Always be sure your presser foot is in the DOWN position before sewing. Sewing with the presser foot in the up position will cause your thread to tangle and your bobbin to jam.
  3. Change needles regularly (after 16 hours of use) as dull/weak needles can cause damage to your machine and fabric. Only use SINGER needles on your SINGER sewing machine.
  4. Always be sure you are using the correct bobbin for your machine. Class 66, Class 15 and Class 15J bobbins look very similar. However, using the incorrect bobbin class in your machine can cause damage.
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SOURCE: The thread keeps jamming under the feed dogs. The

I had the same problem and tried everything you did: rewinding the bobbin, checking to be sure I had the bobbin in correctly, checking the upper threading, readjusting the tension. When nothing I tried helped, I bit the bullet and took it to the shop where I had bought it. The timing was off; there were burrs on the bobbin case; the hook was not performing correctly;there were threads caught between the tension disks. It cost about $65 but when I brought it home, it purred like a kitten! I suggest you take it in for a check up! Especially if you've tried all the usual tests and none of them worked.
I'm sorry I couldn't give you a do-it-yourself answer but sometimes they've just gone beyond what we can do for them.

Posted on Jul 24, 2011

SOURCE: Bobbin won't move

try changing the needle
rethread the machine top & bobbin
make sure the bobbin is wound correctly & inserted correctly
into the bobbin case
if these suggestions don't help then you might think about having
the machine checked at a sewing machine shop

Posted on Aug 07, 2012

SOURCE: bobbin case won't stay in correct position

you need to have the machine checked to see if the hook & hook race
may need to be replaced & the machine may need also to be timed
a repair shop can tell you for sure

Posted on Sep 03, 2012

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SOURCE: I pulled the bobbin casing out with the bobbin when I threaded the bobbin. Now, the casing won't go back in correctly. How do I insert it?

REFER TO ITS MANUAL

Posted on Sep 12, 2012

SOURCE: won't pick up the bobbin thread

try changing the needle
try rethreading the machine top and bobbin
make sure the bobbin is inserted and turned the right way in the
bobbin case.
it's also possible that the sewing machine could be out of time and
needs to be checked.

Posted on Nov 12, 2012

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