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The tension between bobbin thread and top thread might be off, pulling the needle off center and snapping it. Are you getting a bottom thread that's even? See if you can adjust the tension.

Another possibility is a dull needle through a dense fabric, or a bobbin that's not staying where it's supposed to, meaning you have metal on metal.

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SOURCE: Babylock seger machine keep breaking the left side needle.

Try rethreading the machine, and make sure the thread is not wrapped around anything. Then check the tension for the needles. Run a few inches of chainstich off slowly, while watching the thread and loopers make the loops over the finger. Your threads may be in the wrong position, or underneath the wrong parts to start.

Posted on Jun 12, 2009

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