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Pfaff creative vision, the needle keeps dropping out during sewing. The locking screw is as tight as it can get, but the needle is still able to be pulled out.

How can I fix the lock screw so it will hold the needle properly?

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Take it to your pfaff dealer. The needle clamp may be worn from over tightening the screw.

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I had the same problem and it was my power supply. I've had more than my share of problems with this machine and it's only 3.5 years old. Good luck.

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