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Juki ddl 227 keep breaking the thread. It sewsa little and the thread breaks.

I don't have a manual to read since the machine was given to me.

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  • meg PV Aug 21, 2008

    I have also been trying to find a manual for my Juki DDL 227, I found one for sale but I just want to find out how to adjust the bobbin tension as the thread is looping on certain fabrics.

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SOURCE: problems when sewing over heavy jean hems

Are you using the correct type of needle? have a word with your needle supplier and explain the problem. Different threads and different thickness material need different top and bottom tension adjustments.
Can I suggest sew one thickness material at a time with tension adjustments for that thickness. Then change the tensions and do a batch of thicker material.

Posted on Mar 29, 2008

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SOURCE: juki ddl-227 industrial machine

Before all else. Turn off machine!
(1) break screws on the hook loose.
(2) tighten one back up very skightly, one you can reach when the needle bar is at its lowest position.
(3) lower needle bar to its lowest position.
(4) loosen the screw just tightened.
(5) position the tip of the hook behind the needle hole. the tip should be as close to the needle hole as possible without actually touching the needle
(6) tighten screws
(7) slowly hand turn the machine (depress the foot pedal to disengage clutch brake on motor) several revolutions to make sure the needle doesn't hit anything on the hook.
(8) if it passes this test, try on a scrap of fabric

Posted on Dec 15, 2008

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SOURCE: threading juki DDL-227 machine

There is a free download threading diagram for the DDL-227 here:
http://www.sewusa.com/Threading_Diagrams/Threading_Pages/Juki_Sewing_machine_threading/Juki_552_553_555_227_Threading_Diagram.htm

Posted on Mar 23, 2009

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SOURCE: My thread is breaking when

MAKE SURE YOU HAVE THE RIGHT NEEDLE FOR THE THREAD YOU ARE USING, AND THAT THE SAME THREAD IS ALSO IN THE BOBBIN. CHECK UPPER TENSION, BY PULLING SLIGHTLY, IF IT'S TIGHT, LOOSEN THE UPPER TENSION.YOUR THREAD MAY BE THE WRONG SIZE OR TYPE FOR THE SPEED YOUR SEWING., and the needle your are using( sorry about the caps lock)

Posted on Mar 24, 2009

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SOURCE: juki mo 2316 nEEDLE THREAD KEEPS BREAKING

I took my machine in to a place that fixes machines.
Thanks anyway!

Posted on Sep 10, 2009

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Juki DDL 227 top needle keeps breaking


Needle breaks
1.the needle is damaged
2.the needle is not correctly inserted
3.wrong size needle for the fabric
4.the wrong foot is attached
5.the needle clamp screw is loose
6. Top tension is too tight
7. Machine could be out of time


The needle 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

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I have a Juki DDL 227. Top thread keeps breaking instantly


Well, you've not checked "Everything" but you have checked the common things.

Do you have any idea of where it is actually breaking? Re-thread your machine and see if you can determine exactly where the break occurs.

Sometimes a damaged needle throat plate will break threads... as will a burr on the hook in the bobbin area. Also if there is a burr or rough spot on the thread spool it will sometimes catch and cause breakage.

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I need a manual and a bobbin case for a new home model 764


http://www.sew4less.com/index.php
I don't know if the link will work for the bobbin case, if it doesn't
go to sew4less.com
Bobbin Case # 52237 NB, Click for model info.
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Bobbin Case # 52237 NB, No backlash type.
A bobbin case, also known as a bobbin holder or bobbin shuttle, holds the bobbin that is filled with thread.
Each machine has a specific bobbin case. # 52237NB
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PLEASE CHECK FIREST TIMMING BETWEEN NEEDLE AND HOOK
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Manual for Juki DDL 227


http://www.sewingmanuals.com/Sewing_Machine_Manuals/Juki_Industrial.htm

go to this website, your model is the 2nd on the list, it gives you the option to download, or get the CD version.

Hope that helps!

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