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Most bobbin cases have a latch that must be released to remove or install in the machine. Be sure to hold the latch open while you insert the bobbin case into the machine. Rotate the bobbin case slightly until it feels seated. Then release the latch. If the bobbin case is not latched in place, it will continue to fall out whenever you begin to sew.

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First make sure you have the proper bobbin case for the machine you are using. (In case you have multiples or just bought the machine used) If this machine is new to you make sure you understand how to insert the bobbin case and lock it into place. Most have a spring latch you pull back, push the bobbin case on, rotate it to its proper position, Feel it push on even a little further when seated properly, then release the locking latch. Also check that something on the bobbin spinal/post is not obstructing the bobbin case from being fully pushed on. Or that the tip of the spinal/post is not damaged or broke off. It could be the bobbin case itself. Check for an obstruction. Also the latch on the bobbin case is normally spring loaded to lock it in place. Perhaps that spring is broken, damaged, or jammed? If all else fails you may have to replace your bobbin case with a new one, that is proper for the machine. If a new bobbin case doesn't work I would suspect the spinal/post and take it to a qualified service center for repair.

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You're not pushing the bobbin case into its furthest location. The hook at the top of the bobbin case has to be seated in one position only. There is an opening usually at the top of the receptacle where the hook is destined to lie and the hook must be aligned inside it.
Look with your eyes inside your machine into the place where the bobbin case resides and you will see clearly where the hook must be aligned.

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