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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
This is for front loading bobbin..........
The Shuttle hook will look very much like this, and marries this to the "half moon" of the fixed shuttle.
The retaining collar ring that holds it all together has a plate like protrusion (like bull horns), this faces to the top and to the back.......there should be a small lug (or two) with corresponding small hole or slot on the fixed housing (hook race) that locates the ring tightly in the correct position.
There should be 2 swivel arms (black plastic at 4 o'clock & 8 o'clock)) that move to hold the whole thing together by clipping onto a small lug on each side of the ring.
If you tip the machine 30 degrees on its back while you do all this, it makes the process easier, as things are less likely to fall out.........support the back with a soft object for convenience (tissue box, pillow etc)
The bobbin case goes in after the housing is assembled, if you try to do it first, it will prove more difficult.
If this is not quite accurate for your model a photo of the bits would be helpful
Posted on Feb 29, 2008
Im not sure if this will help but thought I would pass it along. My Pfaff 6122 tells me to check bobbin for thread unrolling clockwise before you place it back in the machine. I had mine turned to un roll counter clockwise, this is wrong, the bobbin will fall out when you pull on the thread while you are holding it in your hand. You may just keep putting it in backwards. Hope this works for you. J.R.
Posted on Feb 05, 2009
Sounds like you need to put a drop of clear sewing machine oil in the raceway of the hook. Then sew on some scrap material to soak up the excess oil.
Posted on Mar 12, 2009
Found your problem while I was trying to solve mine. I can solve yours. Here is the page from my manual about how to remove/replace bobbin housing. I hope you can make this image larger so you can see it clearly. We're limited as to the size of the file we can upload.
Posted on Apr 13, 2009
The plastic bobbin case should sit on top of the raceway, it should slot in quite easily, once the bobbin case is in put the small metal clip at the top over to hold it in place.
Posted on May 28, 2009
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