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Top thread stuck near bobbin

My bobbin is wound properly, and I have rethreaded several times. The top thread becomes stuck on the silver piece in front of the shuttle when I try to pull up the bobbin thread.

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I just had the same problem with my Brother xl 2600i.

  • Upon close inspection, I noticed and felt a tiny bur on the silver piece right where the thread was sticking.
  • I filed it smooth with an emery board.
Still not as smooth as it was before, but at least now it works.

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I youtube a solution. They have information on the problem you are having. type..
Top thread stuck near bobbin. on youtube.

Posted on Apr 01, 2014

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SOURCE: I have a Brother SE-270D

its the problem of the timing belt in your machine its extra loosen or extra tightned or is slightly came out of its position or finally broken.
as the machine is proper just missing the proper speed as it should be .
it is running continuosly as you stated.
check the timing belt and make it proper if its worn out and needs replacement this is how its done

There is an adjusting screw on the right side of the machine head. Follow the motor bracket to the machine head and loosen that big old screw or bolt which will raise or lower the motor giving you slack to remove or replace the belt.

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Posted on Sep 19, 2008

SOURCE: The top thread keeps breaking. The thread pulls

try a tension a 3 to 5 on the top tension
try changing to a needle or if it's a new needle make sure the flat side of the needle faces the back of the machine and pushed all the way up into the needle holder
make sure the needle & thread are correct for each other, if the needle is to thin or to heavy for the fabric it will not work

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SOURCE: Thread not catching

Got 14 of those machines used industrially, never seen one of those with timing problems from straps or loose straps. Most often it comes from ruined needle bar assembly.
Check if the needle bar is perfectly tight. If not, bring the machine to a technician. The assembly cost about $25 and service should be around $70.

Posted on Jul 07, 2012

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