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I take it you have a shuttle with a bobbin inside. Remove bobbin and attach it to the bobbin winder by the balance wheel, wind bobbin and while holding shuttle point downwards drop the into the shuttle, pull thread down to the bottom of side slot and then straight up under tension spring, load shuttle back into machine pointed towards you tension screw up

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3. Clean the shuttle race of any lint or small particles of thread with a small brush.

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