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Brother nx450q won't thread needle - Sewing Machines

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  • john_froncze Jul 18, 2009

    the pin is no where near the hole in the needle. is it possible that it came disconnected. it just flops around. does the pin go through a hole , the one with the bronze bushing. i can't me bending the pin helping at all.

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Get a magnify glass and slowly lower the needle threader down to the needle and see if the pin is going through the eye of the needle if its just missing you can bend it slightly to either side

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