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Juki DNU 241

Was working fine and now will not pick up bobbin thread, not to long ago had a thead mess around the bobbin but none visible around the carrier or around the bobbin now. any help would be much appreciated!!!!!!
thanks Gary

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You need to do a tension test.
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(To do this test, adjust your tension setting to normal or medium or 5 or something in the middle. Raise the presser foot and pull the thread through the tension. It should pull easily!! Lower the presser foot and pull the thread. It should pull noticeably harder.)
If it doesn't do this you ned to rethread it through the tension discs and make sure the thread is between the discs.

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SOURCE: my Juki DL 5555 won't pick up bobbin thread

It is possible that you have the bobbin in backwards. Try inserting the bobbin so that the thread pulls in the opposite direction than it currently does. Also, sometimes you have to really push the bobbin case in to make sure it snaps into place. Other than that, you may have a dull needle...try replacing it, or it just may need an overhaul.

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Sounds like you have to take off the throat plate and clean out threads under it.  Sometime they ball up and prevent the needle from going down and catching the bobbin thread. You can't see themuntil you take off the plate.  Follow the directions.  It is easy.

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needle's in backwards

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You should hold the end of the thread coming through the needle until the thread has grasped the bobbin thread.

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