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How can i get spare for my machine, i need all the needle syestem and the pressure bar system

I have tried different site but they failed, my machine got a problem. the need bar can longer move properly in its support case

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Can you be a little more specific? What sort of machine do you have? What part is broken? You could take a picture and post it if you don't know the 'correct' terminology.

Posted on Nov 25, 2014


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SOURCE: Needle & Bobbin out of sync

This description sounds like the machine is out of time. The needle should match up with a cut out section in the bottom of the bobbin area. If it is hitting, the timing has slipped, probably from sewing on a fabric that was too heavy for the machine.

Posted on Nov 14, 2007

SOURCE: Fabric won't advance, bobbin case not turning, feed dogs not moving properly

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Posted on Jul 26, 2008

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If the needle bar is no longer available, the current needle bar can be repaired by cutting new threads in it and changing the screw. Not simple but not rocket science either.Most mechanics can do this.

Posted on Aug 11, 2008

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SOURCE: my needle keeps hitting the bobbin casing...have

Your timing is off. There should be a ruber belt behind your hand wheel, if you take off the case around it; you should be able to adjust your timing of the bobbin casing.

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SOURCE: Needle hits the bobbin casing.

check to see the bobbin is in correctly first, is the needle in the centre?

Posted on Nov 24, 2009

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The feed bar or the pressure foot are not tight enough to feed the fabric

Consult your owner's manual. A lot of machines (even vintage) have a pressure setting for the needle bar. On old machines it is frequently a screw at the very top of the needle bar. Basically, it applies pressure to a spring in the needle bar mechanism that applies more pressure to the presser foot. Newer machines will sometimes have a pressure dial.


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The fabic will not move under the foot feed tried everything !!! Hve the mauels but cant figure this out !!! help and the thread in the bobbin keeps knotting up Thanks

Are the feed dogs moving when you try to stitch? If so, are they below the needle plate so they do not make contact with the fabric? If this is the case, the feed dogs have been dropped to allow darning. Check your manual and raise the feed dogs.

Is the stitch length set to at least 1 1/2 or 2? If the stitch length is set too close to zero, the needle is practically stitching in place. Lengthen the stitch so the fabric will move as the stitch is taken.

Are you sewing very fine material? If the fabric is a very light weight, there may not be enough pressure between the presser foot and the feed dogs. Most machines have an adjustment to increase the presser foot pressure. On newer machines it is usually a dial at the top left of the machine or low on the left side of the needle. Older machines sometimes have a a round cylinder the projects on the top above the needle bar that is spring loaded. Pressing the cylinder down will usually tighten the pressure. Other machines actually have a screw at the top of the needle bar that when screwed down will tighten the pressure.


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Elna Carina won't zigzag

The machine's needle arm is not swinging left and right correctly, do I understand your problem correctly? I assume that you have the stitch selector set to zig zag, stitch length dial to 2 (green zone on the dial) and stitch width set to 4 to select a zig zag stitch. Needle up, push the needle bar to the right of the machine. Push above the needle thumb screw, dont push onto the needle itself. Pull the bar to the right, then release. It should return smoothly to the middle position. If you set the width to four and push the needle bar to the right, there is a spring that returns it to the middle, if this is not happening then good chance the needle bar cradle is seized up and the spring cant move it. You will need to take off the top of the machine and get some oil down the needle bar into the bearings, then apply pressure to the side of the needle bar, push to the right side to free up the bar movement. triflow oil is best and a means to deliver a drop or two down deep inside. I dabbed oil onto the needle bar with cotton swap stick on my machine that had this problem. You should be able to see a horizontal metal tube down there above the needle, the needle bar slides back and forwards on this but machines left can seize up due to dust, and dry old oil forming gunk on the moving parts. you need to lubricate and get it sliding freely again, you should be able to free it up with a bit of time, oil and gentle movement. mine took a couple of days to get it moving freely fully, it would give it a wiggle, dab of triflow oil, leave it, then have another go. I got triflow from a bicycle eshop on ebay, great stuff. Hope this helps you with your Carina, if not, post again and I'll try to help

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My machine doesn't stich at all even though I'm sure I threaded it right. Is there a special needles for serger?

Yes, there is a couple of different needle systems so you need to make sure you have the right ones as specified in your manual.

Also in the 130/705H system there is a couple of special types called "SUX" or "ELX" for extralong scarf, otherwise they are just the same as the standard 130/705H system needles with flat shank.

Check this link from the Schmetz needle website, its very informative on the different needles for each make and model

Also check that the needles are fully up into the housing and both flat shank to the back and they will be at different heights, this is normal.

Getting it to chain off is usually a case of threading up the four threads in the order specified in your diagram, so make sure you have threaded the two loopers in the right sequence, then pull all the threads under the raised pressure foot and out to the back of the sewing platform, lower the pressure foot and start stitching, hopefully it will chain off. Its just about having the two looper threads coming out of the looper eyelets in the right position.

If you have tried the threading up multiple times and did strike something, then you may have knocked out the timing of the loopers causing the non stitching; if you suspect this, then time for a technician service.

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How to check timing on pe180d embroidery machine

In case of adjusting sewing machine timing, there are twomain parts that you should follow.To adjust the hook needle timing on the rotary hook, first,remove the bobbin, bobbin carrier, and covers so you can see the movement ofthe hook. This may involve removing the needle plate for top loadingassemblies, or removing the hook cap from the front of the machine. Itoften requires the removal of the lower covers to reach the componentparts. Adjust as needed when doing sewing machine repair.Set the machine to a straight stitch at the defaultposition. Different models have different default positions including themost common far left and center positions. If no problems are perceivedin needle bar positioning, the default position will suffice. If thereare needle bar position issues, these need to be adjusted prior to adjustingthe timing. Follow proper sewing machine repair procedures.Rotate the hand wheel toward youuntil you see the needle reach its lowest position and begin its rise. Now lookfor the point of the hook as you continue rotating the hand wheel. Thepoint of the hook should strike inside the needle scarf above the needleby about 0.5mm. Sewing machine repair is vital for smooth operations.Check to see if the hook fails topick up the thread. Double check the needle bar positioning including thehook needle spacing. If these are appropriate and the point of the needlestill fails to pick up the loop thread, proceed to adjust the timing of thehook. Maintain regular sewing machine repair. Look for the lower drivemechanism. It may be a lower shaft with gears on either end. If this isthe case, look to the right end of the shaft for a gear with adjusting setscrews. Loosen and manually adjust the position of the hook. Tightly hold thehand wheel while turning the drive shaft to set the proper position. Retighten adjusting screws. Some models have timing beltsthat control the timing of the sewing machine. Look for a belt connectedon each with to drive gears. Look for work cogs on the belt. Inmost cases, you can reset the timing belt, without replacing it. If,however, the belt requires replacement you will need to do so. Loosen the drive mechanism on the right side to free the movement of the belt.Manually adjust the position of the hook to the needle and re-tighten set screws. This knowledge is vital for effective sewing machine repair.Once the timing has been reset,conduct thorough test sewing on the sewing machine to make sure everything isworking properly.Hope this will help you. Good Luck.

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Bobbin thread knots up - needle only moves very short distance and feels like it is hitting something. I changed needle but it will only go down so far and something stops it.


Your needle bar is centered too far to the back. There are 2 little bolts (Below the presser foot lift on the back of the machine) that must be loosened while the needle bar is repositioned aligning the needle bar assembly.

Let me know,once done.

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Needle keeps hitting the pressure foot and breaking

your machine probably needs to be retimed.

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Elna walking foot

If your SU is an Air Electronic model i.e. 80's model, Elna didn't make a walking foot to fit. However, if you've got a walking foot that is the same height from sole plate to the screw fitting as a standard Elna foot then you could give it a try. The walking foot connects to the presser bar with a screw but the needle bar also needs to hook into a secondary lever on the side of the walking foot to make the foot actually move. Probably sounds very confusing . Check the movement of the foot manually by hand turning the fly wheel to see how it works before you actually use with the motor to minimise any problems if the foot doesn't fit.

Also you'll probably only be able to do straight stitch with this foot due to the clearance around the needle plate.

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