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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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The flywhee on my pfaff 1471 seems to have disengaged after unsuccessfully winding a bobbin. The motor goes but the needle does not go. What to do?


Did you turn the knob inside the hand wheel backwards while holding the wheel itself? If that knob is in the correct position, did you hear it snap into place when you rotated the hand wheel towards yourself? Does the needle bar move up and down when you rotate the hand wheel?

I suspect that the needle bar is still disengaged from the motor mechanism. The manual is available from Pfaff on the creative 1471 page: http://www.pfaff.com/en-US/Machines/creative-1471 . The direct link to the manual is http://www.pfaff.com/SiteMedia/PFAFF/Products/Machines/Support-manuals/creative1471-manual-EN.pdf . See page 13 of the PDF for the picture of the direction and position of the knob that should be checked.

If the machine still doesn't work, it may be that the belt is bad. This connects the shaft of the motor to the mechanism that runs the needle bar. You can find a parts list for the 1471 here: https://www.universalsewing.com/tek9.asp?pg=parts_pfaff . Scroll down to find the various 1471 diagrams. The belts are probably available at most Pfaff or other sewing machine dealers. This page, https://www.sewingpartsonline.com/pfaff-1471-sewing-machine-parts.aspx , is one source. You want the motor belt.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

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Pfaff 3.5 was working fine,suddenly thread is bunching/getting caught under plate.Thread goes around the bobbin ok,when gets near to needle gets stuck on hook on right side.Any idea how to fix please?


Just guessing. You might try :
Installing a brand new needle
tightening the top tension a bit

If it continues to be a problem, most likely the machine is out of time and requires adjustment. Search for sewing machine timing or take it for service.

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Apr 24, 2017 | PfaFF Sewing Machines

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Needle stays down, will not come up.


sounds like the machine froze up, machine needs to be serviced

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I have a Pfaff 4.2 Quilt Expression. I am free motion quilting and the bobbin thread keeps hanging up. Any suggestions?


1. The top loading bobbin cases have small brackets to keep them from turning or moving up or down.
2. Adjust brackets with small screwdriver. Allow enough room for thread to flow through.
3. Rotate hand wheel both directions to make sure the bobbin case doesn't move around. Also, watch the thread to see if it is flowing across the top of the bobbin case.
4. You may need to slow down movement of your "free motion". Also, make sure you are using the right pressure foot.
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Mar 20, 2015 | PfaFF Sewing Machines

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Hi I have a pfaff industrial zig zag 428, the bobbin has stopped all rotation


bobbin case should be stationary, bobbin itself is rotated as thread unwound, check hook timing. Simply turn hand wheel towards you and watch needle go down, when it reaches lowest point turn it slowly until needle rises 3/16" or so. Hook should be behind needle and slightly above eye.

Feb 12, 2014 | PfaFF Sewing Machines

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Needle stuck in the material while sewing a straight stitch.


See if you can release the bobbin from the case.

Dec 30, 2009 | PfaFF Sewing Machines

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2020 rotary hook continuous one direction pfaff tiptronic 2020


You are absolutely correct - your machine doesn't come apart much because it is an electronic machine. There really are very few moving parts in modern sewing machines - and the electronics are better left to a technician who's been specifically trained.

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.

Hope this helps get you back up and running soon.

Happy stitching,
Kim & Linnette
www.sewingexpressions.com

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Needle is hitting plate under the bobbin


ure needle is too long. They sell differant size needles

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