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Machine makes noises and tangles up then jams from the bobbin side I do not have a manual

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The bobbin case,shuttle rack and hook,and or feed dog,are in need of cleaning and oiling. Thread,fabric fibers and dust collect during sewing.

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Messages about safe device activated & press the needle position button


The noise is because the machine is trying to raise or lower a needle and can't move. Several things to check. Did the needle break and jam in the bottom thread? Is the needle bent or jam? Did the thread jam in the bobbin area? I had a 'knot' of thread build up on the bottom and it hooked itself into the metal clip on the bobbin so that the needle couldn't raise. If thread jams in the bottom carefully cut the threads until you can free the hoop and material. Then check to make sure all pieces of thread and fuzz has been removed in the bobbin case. If it happens again check to see if the bobbin case or the throat plate is scratched or bent. If you are stitching Free Standing Lace on this machine or a piece with over 20,000 stitches I recommend starting with a new full bobbin and a new needle. As you get toward the bottom of the bobbin, thread seems to have a high likelihood of tangling or looping.

Nov 27, 2013 | Brother PE770 Computerized Sewing Machine

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It keeps getting tangled up here the bobbin is underneath and keeps getting jammed


try changing the needle--make sure it's the correct one for the fabric
being sewed
rethread the machine ---using every thread guide
try using a different bobbin
try turning the bobbin over the other direction
clean under the needle plate and in the bobbin area for lint
also could be a timing problem and the machine would need to be
checked at a sewing machine repair shop

Apr 12, 2013 | Singer 3116 Simple

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My bobbing thread keeps jamming


Make sure you are putting the bobbin in right side up. Some times it will do this if your needle size is incorrect to the fabric weight.

Jan 13, 2013 | Janome Sewist 500 Sewing Machine

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The macine said it was an E6 error thread jam which I completely cleaned the bobbin area (not much there anyway) but I still cannot get it to not jam the thread on the botom. I have changed needles also.


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This code tells you that the motor locked up because the thread is tangled. Untangle the thread, make sure the machine is threaded properly and that the proper tension is set before continuing.

It could be that the bobbin is being put in upside down check to make sure that you do not need a bobbin with a magnet on one side. also make sure there is no thread tangled inside the bobbin housing it will cause the timing of the machine to be off and cause issues with your needle picking up the bobbin and thus cause a mess inside you bobbin housing

Jul 11, 2011 | Brother CS-100-T Computerized Sewing...

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Just started to tangle up and jam up not letting needle to go down making a metal noise followed by jaming noise


Sounds very like a bent needle or jammed bobbin case. have you cleared any broken threads or replaced needle? Lift the needle plate and check under that too.

Nov 26, 2010 | Brother CE5000 Computerized Sewing Machine

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The bobbin thread will not pick up. The machine had jammed and I forced the wheel and can't get bobbin thread to pick up. When I thread manually, I only get holes, no stitches. Is it a timing belt?


check your needle to see if it's bent---roll on flat surface to see if it roll correctly
on some sewing machines when the thread comes off the thread take up lever it can cause the machine to jam
also if the bobbin thread becomes tangled it can jam
check the bobbin area for lint or loose threads
try having a top thread tail & bobbin thread tail of 3-4 inches
try holding the top thread tail & turn the handwheel on the right side on the machine manually & put the needle down into the bobbin area & see if the bobbin thread will pick up that way

Sep 24, 2010 | White Sewing 2037 Mechanical Sewing...

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My Pfaf 1222 made a rattling noise, but was sewing. Now it jams with thread after two revolutions, need to hand turn the wheel to get it to turn those 2 turns. I broke one needle. I bent another. When I...


Check the manual for maintenance infromation.

Noise can be from lint in the bobbin area.

After cleaning, re-thread the machine with the presser foot up to see the combination of cleaning and "presser foot up" threading helps.

Mar 29, 2010 | PfaFF Tiptronic 2030

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Machine jammed


Turn off the power and remove the needle and presser foot.

Open the needle plate and bobbin case and clean the area, removing lint and the jammed thread.

Make sure the bobbin case is properly in place.

There is a maintenance section in the manual to show you how to remove the bobbin case and clean the machine.

Install a new needle with the flat side to the back of the machine.

Rethread the machine with the presser foot up.

Make sure the thread from the bobbin is feeding from the bobbin spool in the correct direction and through the proper guides.

If you need a manual, you can download one at Brother.com.

Mar 10, 2010 | Brother CS-8060 Computerized Sewing...

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The bobbin string gets tangled in a big mess and jams the machine


adjust the thread tightness. thread tension might be loose enough. be sure also the the bobbin inside the machine is place correctly! reversed placement would result in bigger mess.

Feb 26, 2008 | Brother XR-65t Mechanical Sewing Machine

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Jammed


ROLL THE MANUAL LEVER BACK AND FORTH WITH CONTROLLED FORCE till the needle comes out! the jamming is caused by threads tangled inside the bobbin area. rolled it with a controlled force back and forth. when the needle comes out flip your machine to where you could open the bottom part and remove/clean the threads tangled on the bobbin!
place some OIL.

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