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Bobbit thread on my Singer Stylist 457 will not catch

Im threading the Singer Stylist 457 machine that I just purchased. The bobbin thread will not catch when turning the hand wheel. I have no idea what to do now....i've no idea where to oil the machine but i've used some compressed air to clear out any lint but i'm not sure what to do next. Please help!

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Pull the slide plate open and watch the hook (the rotating part under the bobbin case). It should move around with no hitch.

If it does not turn, it has a broken gear. The model 457 has a vertical shaft gear that breaks and it's easy to replace.

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From manual:
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