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I have a elna 664 pro overlocker. The thread keeps on breaking. I have even serviced it. It came back. Worked a while and it started doing it again. Works a few stitches and the tread breaks


Hopefully, it was recently serviced. Take it back and have the technician take another look at it. Do NOT unthread it (just clip the threads below the thread tree) when bringing it in so the technician can verify it is threaded correctly and also see where it may be hanging up.

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Sounds like possibly more than one problem.
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https://www.sewhere.com/why-is-my-thread-breaking-how-to-avoid-thread-breakage-at-your-sewing-machine

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If the top thread is not picking up the bobbin thread, it's possible the machine has been knocked out of time. Did the needle hit something or break recently? You can search for sewing machine timing or take it for service.

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Be sure to thread each in the ORDER specified--for most machines (but yours may differ) upper looper, lower looper, then needles. Follow (closely) the threading diagram on the machine. Missing one guide or hitting the guides out of order will throw you machine into a tizzy! On my serger, the lower looper has to lay over the top of the upper looper/thread before it all gets pulled under the presser foot toward the back of the machine.

It also may help to RAISE the presser foot when threading the machine.

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Why does my elna overlocker suddenly keeps on breaking the second yarn


There usually is not an easy fix for this.

Remove ALL the thread from the machine. ALWAYS RAISE the presser foot and then rethread from the beginning. Give each thread an extra little tug when going through the tension disk to make sure it seats completely. Make sure to thread each thread in order and that the thread pathway is correct for each.

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I have an Elna Pro 4 DE overlocker and the thread keep breaking - I have re threaded a number of times now but the thread keeps breaking - it was working fine earlier today - what could be the proble


Try different thread (black thread seems to be more problematic because of the heavy dye). Perhaps, change the needles.

When you re-thread, do you completely remove all the thread and start from the beginning--there could be a snag somewhere or the thread is looped around something, ie the thread tree? ALWAYS RAISE the presser foot when threading. Give each thread an extra little tug when going through the tension disk--it will sometimes make a little snap sound when it seats. Also, make sure you are threading each in the order specified. Threading out of order will generally guarantee a problem.

There is a slight chance something (thread bits, lint) could be stuck in the tension disk.

If it continues, you may want to take it for service as it could be the timing is off.

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My thread on my elna sewing machine keeps breaking or coming loose :( I snapped a needle last night and now it keeps doing this :(


have you got all the pieces of the needle out? Check if the lower thread is not tangled up inside and that the thread tensioner is not blocked.

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Hi, my elna lock f4 keeps on breaking the nr2 string. I have treid everything, changing tension...... please help


try changing the needles, also try adjusting the tension, make sure it's threaded correctly

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Many things can cause the thread to break on a serger. Timing, position of the thread guides, poor thread, and improper tension. One common error is the failure to thread it in the proper order. If the needle are threaded before the lower looper they will cut your looper thread.

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