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I can't move the needle clamp to change the needle on new Singer 2250 Traditional. Can you help?

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Here's the manual with the instructions:

SINGER 2250 Instruction Manual Inserting And Changing Needles

The screw that holds the needle in place also has a slot where a screwdriver can be used to apply extra pressure.

Posted on May 07, 2017

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SOURCE: The needle thread is blocked

Threading instructions for similar brother model:

http://www.mastersewusa.com/masmag11901_files/b114_471_721_771_XL711S_info_tg.htm

Possibly lever is to keep bobbin in place? If so, should slide left/right over top of bobbin.

Posted on May 14, 2008

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SOURCE: singer 3116 - change the needle

I'm giving you a direct link to the Manual on page 82 of which is explained the procedure of removing the needles so you can attach new ones the same way...

http://safemanuals.com/user-guide-instructions-owner-manual/SINGER/3116-_M

Lemme know if it helps :-)

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If you are not able to free this easily, you really should consider taking it to a service technician to look at it in case you do more damage to the needle bar and elsewhere trying to fix it yourself.

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SOURCE: can't get needle stay in the clamp ?

On the 237 there should be a very small piece of round metal that fits into the needle clamp so when it tightens it keeps the needle in the correct position, you may have lost that small piece of metal.

Posted on May 23, 2010

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