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I took out the bobbin casing to clean it on my singer futura xl 550 and now I am battling to put it back correctly.

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Correction. How do you install the bobbin case for the Singer XL 420 sewing machine


Please refer to pages 102 to 104 of your service manual. You will have to remove the two screws in the plate covering the feed dogs to insert the case, and identify the top of the case, which is the flat part. There is a part that sticks out and it should be on the right towards the bottom. That part must rest against a small silver spring to prevent the case from rotating in the bobbin basket while sewing. It is easier if the bobbin case is inserted slightly clockwise, then rotated into position. It is illustrated on those pages.

On the Futura XL models, it is easy to insert the case so that it is just sightly lopsided, so visually inspect it to make sure that all four sides rest evenly in the basket.

It is also essential that you FREQUENTLY clean both the top and bottom areas, as illustrated on those pages, about once every 5 hours of sewing, or if you're experiencing problems. You also might want to put ONE drop of ONLY sewing machine oil in the center of the basket at the same time.

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Hi, I just want to make sure. Do you put the bobbin under the little hook and then pull it up the case?

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My singer futura ce100 bobbin case (the metal part that actually holds the bobbin) keeps popping out. I do not know how to put it back in correctly in the seat. There is no diagram anywhere for that. It...


It may be that the silver square object in front of it is to tight. I had this happen and I loosened that up with small screwdriver and put bobbin case back in and it helped. Had to play with it for a while. Or It may be that the bobbin case has chip out and need to replace that.

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Bobbin is tangeling thread and my singer futura machine stops and beeps. I have tried to clean the bobbin area and replace the bobbin. I think it is not in correctly because it appears to move around and i...



You're best bet is probably to buy a new bobbin casing. They're usually about $25 or so and you should be able to find one on eBay by searching for Singer (your machine name and model) under the Crafts category. The silver plate on top of the area covering where you place your bobbin into has screws you need to carefully remove (careful not to loose them!). If you need to, take pictures with your cellphone or digital camera as you remove the old bobbin casing so you can see how to put the new one in.

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Bobbin case futura singer sewing machine came out


The opening fits on the right side, toward back. There is the silver ring with the slot in it for the bobbin. That slot is facing the sewer.
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Bobbin case is popping out, and machine is birdnesting


Usually when this happens the bobbin is in wrong, replace it make sure the thread is going out the right way, make sure there is no lint or small pieces of thread around or underneath the bobbin area. Make sure you thread it with the foot up. Also make sure you are usng the right bobbin for the machine. They can easy get mxed up.

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Needle hitting metal casing .. Singer Futura CE 200


It happend to me aswell , not getting the source of the problem!
Then I noticed that the bobbin casing was out of the original position, take the whole casing out and make sure that when you put it back that the small metal tension loop at the front side on the right is correct, this image you can see in your handbook, (placement of the bobbin casing)

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