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The top thread will not pickup bobbin therad it is a pfaff 5.0 machine

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The bobin may not be in correctly. When looking at the bobin, with the thread threaded through the bobbin case, make sure that it spins counter clockwise. Also the problem could be caused by the machine not threaded correctly. But it is more likely the bobbin case and bobbin

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5.0 pfaff will not pickup bobbin thread when getting ready to sew


Make sure your bobbin is spinning in the correct direction when installed, and that it is the correct bobbin case as well.
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Remove the top thread from the machine.
ALWAYS RAISE the presser foot and rethread from the beginning.
Verify the thread path is correct.
Set the top tension to the midway point (may need to tweak this for your particular machine).

Remove the bobbin thread from the machine. Reinstall the bobbin in the bobbin case confirming the bobbin is turning the correct direction and the bobbin case is correctly threaded.

Pull the bobbin thread up to the top of the fabric and gently hold both thread tails in your left hand when slowly taking the first couple of stitches.

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Pfaff 1221: was sewing fine; now top thread doesn't catch bobbin thread


try rethreading the machine top and bobbin
make sure the bobbin is inserted correctly into the bobbin case
and if that doesn't help, the problem could be a timing issue and would require a sewing machine shop

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Thread keeps breaking


The top thread breaks

1. the needle thread is not threaded properly

2. The needle thread tension is to tight

3. The needle is bent or blunt

4. The needle is incorrectly inserted

5. The needle thread & the bobbin thread are not set under the presser foot when starting to sew

6. the threads were not drawn to the rear after sewing

7. The thread is either to heavy or to fine for the needle

8. Try a different spool or cone of thread

Bobbin thread breaks


1. There is a right way & wrong way to insert the bobbin in the case --when you insert the bobbin in if it doesn't stitch correctly turn the bobbin over see if that helps or bobbin case is not inserted correctly


2. Lint has collected in the bobbin holder


3. The bobbin is damaged & doesn't turn smoothly


4. Lower thread tension is two tight

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How can I factory reset my PFAFF 7550 sewing machine ?


Try these suggestions
1. Change the needle--use a needle that's for the fabric being sewed
2. Rethread the machine--top --make sure to use every thread guide
3. try a different bobbin--make sure bobbin is inserted correctly into the bobbin case, & make sure the bobbin is turned the correct way in the bobbin case
4. make sure the thread has not come off the thread take up lever
5. Clean under the needle plate & in the bobbin area for lint or threads

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Pfaff 4.0 quilt expression pulling bobbin thread up to top of fabric help.


try a new needle
rethread the machine top & bobbin
try adjusting the top tension just a touch to see if that helps
clean under the needle plate & in the bobbin area for loose threads
or lint
make sure the bobbin is wound correctly & inserted into the bobbin
case correctly

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Hello! My reliable 1222 has hit a snag. When try to sew, the top thread is not being picked up by the bobbin thread. How can I fix it? Pavla


try changing the needle
clean under the needle plate & in bobbin area for loose threads & lint
try rethreading the machine top & bobbin, make sure to get every thread guide
make sure the bobbin is inserted correctly in the bobbin case

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My Pfaff sewing machine has started to loop the top thread underneath. Tried fixing the tension on the bobbin thread as they state in the manual, but the problem still persists. Any suggestions?


If the thread is looping underneath, you're top tension may be too loose or the thread may not be in the take-up lever. If it's looping on top, double check that the thread is in the bobbin tension or that the bobbin tension isn't too loose.

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Tension Problem on Pfaff 2034, bobbin loops


Rule of thumb.. Loops on the bottom, problem on the top. Loops on the top, problems on the bottom.

Set your upper tension at 4, and rethread the machine from the top. Just before you thread the needle, but the presser foot down. If the thread pulls right thru easily, then the thread is not thru the tension wheel right. Because, if you can't pull the thread thru with the presser foot down, you have it threaded right.

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