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I have a big problem...when I use my auto. threading my arm #7 stays does while it is threading and then makes a noise but does not lift back up...then the message box pops up and states that it is not threaded correctly..when I hit the arrow to return my arm goes back up and the gold arm inside returns as well...but when I start sewing it goes a few inches and stops and states the same thing.. I also notice my thread from my spool does not move ...does anyone know why...even when I manually thread it states and does the same thing....HELP!

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Dear snoopy5,

First of all, the XL 6000 is a fantastic machine and offer excellent value for money, but you need to take care of your machine. My first suggestion would be to check the feeding mechanism for any tangled up thread. Look carefully under a bright light. I suppose you know how to get to the mechanism by opening the light cover and swing it open on its hinges.

If it makes any noises do not try to operate the machine, as you can cause more damge.



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