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My se-400 brother embroidery machine keeps desplaying check and retread upper thread.

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If you can see that the tread is there and in the correct place, the Thread Out sensor may not be working right.
Our solution with several Hus Rose machines was to disconnect the Thread Out sensor.

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How do you retime a machine? My machine will miss stitches ot completely break the thread. The top thread misses a lot of stitches.

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SOURCE: brothers pe150 embroidery machine will not sew

If you tighten up your needle thread, reduce the tension of the needle thread.
For embroidery, and zig-zag, and because the needle makes side movements, it needs more needle thread.
So try to keep you needle thread not very tight,
and tight up your bobbin case tension more, so that the two threads meet under the meterial.

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Just got the pr600 machine. Can't get the upper and lower thread to connect. Keep getting the error message to check upper and lower thread.

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SOURCE: Thread Breaking On Brother Sewing Machine

if thread is good quality you may have a sharp groove in your needle plate hole from needle breakage. if so, polish with emery tape.

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Posted on Jul 27, 2009

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