Question about Husqvarna Viking 1
The problem I have more than anything else is top thread breaking every 6 - 8 stiches. I use HLx5 needles, size 14, I keep it clean under the dogs. try to keep fresh thread, tried different kinds of thread. from what I have read, the lower the # on the thread..the higher # of needle.
thread at 40 wt or less need 16 or 18 needle. my thread is Superior so-fine 50 wt. I am trying to use a 14. This machine is never constant, sometimes it works fine, most times the thread breaks
The problem you describes sounds like it maybe caused by a burr along the thread path. Does the thread shred or does it appear to be cut? Does this only happen with so fine or with other threads as well? Take your finger or if that doeswork use a cotton ball, along the thread path, you are looking for a sharp spot that will be causing your thread to shred. Change you needle for a new one, Make sure you put it in the correct way. Also if these don't do the trick hand wheel the needle up and down a few times. make sure that there isn't a burr in the throat plate from a broken needle and observe near the bobbin case and timing finger that the needle isn't rubbing against something( you might want to use a magnifing glass). i hope this helps. I know how frustrating it can be .
Posted on Jun 24, 2009
The brand of thread I use in my Viking is Mettler or Gutterman. It does not work well with any other type. When I have all but thrown in the towel I begin back at the manual and it usually has a solution.
Posted on Jun 18, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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