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HELP ASAP! I can't get the piece that holds the bobbin to stay in the machine. It keeps falling out! What am I missing? The manual is no help.....

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  • B1999 Feb 28, 2009

    I am sewing leather and the bobbin case keeps falling out of the machine. I hear the click when i put it in but once i start sewing it falls out!



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The bobbin case is in the wrong position to lock into the shuttle holder.Try instead of holding the the release lever of the bobbin case open, instead position the bobbin case finger to the up position and insert the bobbin case by pushing it in with your thumb. You should feel or hear it snap into position. You may have to rotate it slightly to get the finger in the proper position.

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