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Threader head automatically threads the needle- i need to buy one and i can't find a place to purchase it from

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There's nothing wrong with the Threader, it's just that the Threader doesn't reach the back of the Needle!

Usually you have to manually move the needle up and down until its height matches the threader height. Newer machines have an automatic needle stop that generally matches the threader but most older machines need to be manually manipulated.

HINT: If you do need to manually thread your needle, lick your index finger and then rub the back of the needle's eye. Your thread will literally "leap" through the eye! This works for hand-sewing needles too!


Feb 03, 2016 | Singer 8763 Curvy

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Top thread is shredding Automatic needle threader stopped working

If the top thread is shredding it is usually because the needle and thread are not compatible. If thread is too large for the eye and the thread groove, the action of sewing will cause the thread to shred as it pieces the fabric.

Try a different needle and thread. Here's an excellent web site:

All About Needles


Sep 27, 2015 | Sewing Machines

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My automatic needle threader doesnt line up with the eye of the needle

possibly the wrong needle length then . have never needed one myself .

Sep 24, 2015 | Sewing Machines

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Difficult to use auto needle threading

you thread the machine the normal way, using every thread guide, and if the automatic theader works it will thread the needle,
if the auto threader doesn't work, then it needs to be checked.
also make sure the needle is turned the correct way and inserted correctly into the needle holder.

Mar 06, 2014 | Brother 50-Stitch Limited Edition Project...

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Auto Needle Threader Won't Come Down

If it's still in warranty, send it in for repair. If it's not still in warranty, pull out a length of top thread and clip off the end with sharp scissors at an angle. Poke the end of the thread through the needle eye -- it should go through easily. Two second solution.

Jan 09, 2014 | Singer 3116 Simple

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Bernina virtuosa 155 solutions

Needle threader heads are actually easily replaced and should be replaced anyway every few years because they do wear-out. Get a magnifying glass and, having returned the needle to the top (use the foot controller, so that the machine stops it in the right place), pull the needle threader down until the head rotates towards the needle. Look with the magnifying glass to see if the small hooked part in the centre of the threader head (the light grey plastic part) goes through the eye of the needle - if not, you might be able to bend it VERY carefully so that it does - that should cure it. If the hook is a long way above or below the needle eye, dont try and bend it, the cam that rotates the threader has probably moved on the needle bar and will need adjustment by a service agent. If the hook is passing through the eye of the needle OK, but still not pulling the thread back through when you release it - i.e. the thread is just slipping-off, the hook has become rounded through normal wear and you'll have to replace the threader head. The threader head simply pulls off - you might need to carefully lever it off the round shaft. Replacing it is a matter of simply putting the new one on the shaft and pressing upwards firmly so that the grooves in the threader head go right up to the horizontal pin on the threader shaft.

Dec 12, 2011 | Bernina Virtuosa 160

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When you activated the threader, the needle was down and the threader came off or broke.

If it is not broken, you may be able to push it back into place.

Turn off the power and tip the machine back on some towels so it does not slip and with a flash light check the area where it fits and see if you can get it back into position.

If not, will have to thread the needle the old fashion way.

Check with your Brother dealer to see if they can look at the machine while you wait.

They may be able to get it back together or they will have to replace the threader.

It is possible they will have one in stock, or they may have to order it.

May 01, 2010 | Brother CS-8060 Computerized Sewing...

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How do I theard the needle on the 5050C singer machine?

does the machine have a needle threader? first if so, pull it down and put the thread behind the left side of the threader and loop the thread around toward the needle then go behind the finger of the threader hold the thread back against the needle and slightly pull upwards pull the threader forward and gently let go with the right hand of the thread and the needle will pull the thread through, second if the machine doesn't have a threader, the easiest way to thread a needle is to buy a needle threader, it is a device that you put through the eye of the needle and put the thread through its hole then just pull the threader back out and the needle is threaded.

Aug 22, 2009 | Sewing Machines

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Broke the hook off the automatic needle threader

You can get a new (grey) threader inexpensively that pushes on the bottom of the threader shaft from a dealership. Easy to do it yourself or they can do it in 5 or 10 minutes. Try taking the old one off and looking at it. It pulls right off.

Nov 22, 2008 | Bernina Virtuosa 150

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I can't thread the Shark Euro0pro 384 unng the automatic threader

You need to check to see that there is a small hook going through the eye of the needle when you use the threader. A flashlight or bright light will help. So will a magnifying glass. If it isn't, then no amount of trying will help.
If it goes through the eye, you need to see that your thread hooks into it so that the thread can be pulled through.

Jun 08, 2008 | Euro-Pro Shark 60 - 384

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