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Set the timing

Machine will not pick up bobbin thread . the machine is out of time. I have a brother PE150 embrodiery machine. I need to know where and how to set the timing

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Bbragg77 solution lacks a few points that I found out after talking to someone who repairs the machines.
Turn the balance wheel (counter-clockwise) so that the needle moves down and the hook is supposed to be spinning counterclockwise. As the needle reaches the bottom and starts to come back up, stop when the need reaches approximately 2 mm off the bottom. In this position, the point of the hook should be directly behind the needle.

Posted on Jul 25, 2009

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Take off the bottom cover by removing 4 20 trox screws and 2 or 4 small phillips screws, the bottom part of the hook has two allen screws on it that can come loose causing you to lose timing, lower the needle all the way and then raise it a little bit putting the tip of the hook just above the eye of the needle and then tighten the allen screws and add some lock tight

Posted on Jul 16, 2009

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The Allen wrench you need is a 5/64" and it also can be used as a approximate spacer for determing the the 2 mm gap needed

Posted on Jul 25, 2009

  • maureenrumml Jan 01, 2012

    Your answer was so helpful!! I tried it on my PE150 and it worked!!! Now I have another problem. The machine embroiders just fine but after a little bit it starts to go so fast that it breaks the upper thread. Any ideas?

  • maureenrumml Jan 01, 2012

    Oh by the way my husband was very impressed with your solution and my "ability to fix my machine". Thank you

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