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Under the bottom pressure plate got stuck when my needle goes down the part underneath will not move or rotate it is a pfaff 1170

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  • kharpole Aug 31, 2008

    pfaff tiptronic 2030 "hits the bobbin" on the down stroke.

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It sounds as if your machine is no longer in time (needle rubbing the plate as it goes around if I'm understanding correctly). While not really a "major" repair, unfortunately with computerized/electronic machines, retiming your machine is something better left to an authorized Pfaff technician.

If the needle struck metal as you were stitching/basting, there may also be a rough spot/burr on the hook that your technician will be able to smooth off as well.

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