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Consult your owner's manual.

Make sure you are using the correct needle for your machine. Some machines use different kinds/sizes of needles.

Be sure the needle holder (the screw) is loosened enough to allow the new needle to be inserted and push the needle as far as it will go before tightening. BE CAREFUL not to lose that screw!!!

Verify that the flat side of the needle is facing the correct direction when installing. (Usually the flat side faces the back of the machine, but some machines differ.)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bnDB2kldaKA

http://www.ehow.com/how_4597754_replace-needle-serger.html

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