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I have a viking emerald 116 and am trying to free motion sew. I've only had this machine for about 4 months and have never been able to consistantly free motion sew correctly with it. For straight sewing with either the A foot or the walking foot, it is less fussy. The machine shop has had me adjust the tension, go to a better thread, you name it... what is happening is that the machine either has what seems like NO tension or TOO MUCH tension no matter what setting it is at (I have been up and down the dial, trust me!). It is constantly mangling the thread. Sometimes it will throw an inch long stitch in out of the blue. Sometimes the needle thread will break and then suddenly start sewing again a couple stitches later. I don't think I have ever been able to free sew for 5 straight minutes and this is the 15th quilt I have tried. I have clean the bobbin casing and changed the needle MANY times. I even changed out to stronger needles on the stores recommendation. Can you help?

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  • mokelley Jul 17, 2009

    This machine is 4 months old and I have taken it back to the shop I bought it from several times. I will take it back tomorrow but do not think that the gears are broken...


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You probably have one or two broken gears in the bottom of the machine. Take the base of the machine off and inspect for broken gears.or worn out gears.this makes the breaking of needle again n again or thread gets cut .as this gears cannot move properly this happens. check out the gears or get it checked by the service center.in in the base.for moving the needle rail. Please do rate the solution. Thank you for using fixya.keep updated. thanks.


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  • charlymonty Jul 17, 2009

    if the gears are not broken then it can also be due to dust or the greese in between the gears getting dryed up.the same can happen check out.
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