Question about PfaFF Sewing Machines

Open Question

Pfaff quilt expressions 4.0 shows clear thread jam

Pfaff quilt expressions 4.0 shows ''clear thread jam under switchplate'' when there is no threat under the switchplate.

Posted by on

Ad

2 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya Repairman can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Repairman (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
  • 111 Answers

SOURCE: Pfaff quilt expressions 4.0 shows

A lot of these Ex 4.0 have defective cutter motors. The arm that the cutter is attached to passes by a sensor that tells the machine when the cutter is at the rest position. And what is happening is that the arm is no longer in place to tell the sensor where it is, and it stops short of the rest position. This part is covered by PFAFF for a 5 year period. You'll just have to have a PFAFF dealer install it and pay a labor charge.

Posted on Apr 27, 2011

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Pfaff quilt expressions 4.2- thread jam error but there is no jam


THe Pfaff QE4.2 is a nice machine. You must be sure you are using it correctly. Damage to the machine can result if you are not following the operation manual correctly.

If the bobbin is dropped in spinning in the wrong direction, birds nesting will result. If you have poorly wound bobbins the machine will perform very poorly. If you try to use the incorrect bobbins you have trouble. This machine may need to be cleaned serviced, and adjusted to factory specs to perform to expectation.

I use a Pfaff Performance 5.0 I used to have a QE 4.0. SUper nice machines!
Cheers,
Embroidery Services
San Diego, CA

Sep 14, 2017 | PfaFF Sewing Machines

2 Answers

What number is satin stitch on Piaf quilt expressions 4.0


A satin stitch is simply a zig-zag stitch that is shortened enough so the threads lay next to each other without laying over another but also without any space (fabric) showing between. Keep in mind that the thread weight will cause the satin stitch to differ.


Sewing Perfect Satin Stitch Wildly Wonderful Wearables Patterns Notions...

Feb 19, 2017 | Sewing Machines

1 Answer

NEED A MANUAL FOR PFAFF QUILT EXPRESSION 4.0


Just search the internet for:

Make + Model + the word "Manual"


Pfaff quilt expression 4 0 Manual

..

May 31, 2016 | PfaFF Sewing Machines

2 Answers

I have a pfaff 4.2 quilt expression brand new but cant make it work. The thread in the bobin keeps jamming? What cani do


thread jams or breakage generally points to incorrect thread tensions
read the hand book and adjust accordingly

Jun 10, 2015 | PfaFF Sewing Machines

1 Answer

Pfaff quilt expression 4 0


The top 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

8. Try a different spool or cone of thread

Aug 23, 2013 | Sewing Machines

1 Answer

Pfaff 4.0 quilt expression pulling bobbin thread up to top of fabric help.


try a new needle
rethread the machine top & bobbin
try adjusting the top tension just a touch to see if that helps
clean under the needle plate & in the bobbin area for loose threads
or lint
make sure the bobbin is wound correctly & inserted into the bobbin
case correctly

Jun 04, 2012 | Pfaff Creative 4.0 Sewing Machnie

1 Answer

Pfaff quilt expressions 4.0 shows ''clear thread jam under switchplate'' when there is no threat under the switchplate.


A lot of these Ex 4.0 have defective cutter motors. The arm that the cutter is attached to passes by a sensor that tells the machine when the cutter is at the rest position. And what is happening is that the arm is no longer in place to tell the sensor where it is, and it stops short of the rest position. This part is covered by PFAFF for a 5 year period. You'll just have to have a PFAFF dealer install it and pay a labor charge.

Apr 26, 2011 | PfaFF Sewing Machines

2 Answers

Just bought a brand new Pfaff Quilt Expression 4.0 and the top thread keeps getting shredded and breaking while doing free motion quilting. I've checked threading diagrams, changed to four different...


this is a known issue with the pfaff.....i have just bought the machine and it has thread uptake issues...thread tension issues and it comes unthreaded by itself often...leaving globs of thread on the bottom stuck in the feed dogs and under the throat plate.....then the stitches are not properly balanced because the tension gets too loose on the bobbin thread....very disappointed to find out it is a known issue with all the viking husqvarna made machines...which are pfaff, janome and viking.....sux.

Oct 21, 2009 | PfaFF Sewing Machines

1 Answer

Tension Problem while free motion quilting


Usually dirt in the tension plates. Pull a short piece of heavy thread through them holding the thread tight between both hands, work it back and forth to clear out lint.

Feb 26, 2009 | PfaFF Quilt & Craft Pro 7530

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sewing Machines Logo

Related Topics:

49 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top PfaFF Sewing Machines Experts

Tally Girl
Tally Girl

Level 3 Expert

1133 Answers

Douglas Plant
Douglas Plant

Level 2 Expert

191 Answers

Irene Tulloch

Level 2 Expert

468 Answers

Are you a PfaFF Sewing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...