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Baby lock quest, blq2 bobbin problem

Have a baby lock quest blq2 and I was doing just fine and when I hit the reverse the needle got stuck, and thread jammed. Cleaned up the area and now the needle hits metal and doesn't even pull up the bobbin . Turned the machine off and on, unplugged it, redid the bobbin and it still gets stuck

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  • supergoof2 Aug 10, 2008

    Having the same issue. Unfortunately, the dealer went out of buisness after 105 years and I an stuck.

  • Anonymous Feb 20, 2009

    I had the same problem. Turns out the holder of the bobbin case and bobbin was slipping out of position. This is caused by a tiny little metal piece that keeps the item from moving. If threads get caught you can pull it out of place and it will eventually break off... I need to get a new part for this and am on the internet trying to find it...so I can get someone else to put it in for me. I was able to get it working for the meantime by pushing up the metal piece..however it clearly is damaged and will not be able to handle the pressure of the jobs ahead... 

  • Anonymous Feb 20, 2009

    I have been unable to find the part I need online for this. If anyone has any luck let me know. It is the part that hold the bobbin case in place. It has a tiny metal hook that hold it in place. It was bent down on mine and the needles kept hitting the metal..bending...etc. I bent it back up but there is clearly a crack in it. I just emailed babylock to see if they can help me also... A parts list would be helpful but I have nto been able to find that either. anniesp2001@yahoo.com

  • anniesp Feb 20, 2009

    I have been unable to find the part I need online for this. If anyone has any luck let me know. It is the part that hold the bobbin case in place. It has a tiny metal hook that hold it in place. It was bent down on mine and the needles kept hitting the metal..bending...etc. I bent it back up but there is clearly a crack in it. I just emailed babylock to see if they can help me also... A parts list would be helpful but I have nto been able to find that either.

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Concerning the Babylock Quest when using the reverse option I seem to be reading a few somplaits what is the best way to reverse without causing and adverse problems?
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Is the needle bent?

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This is the part you may need if you are having a problem with the bobbin case slipping out of position...Baby Lock support got back to me:
Dear A***, Thank you for contacting us. The part number needed is R1A0534000...a CERTIFIED technician will need to replace this part, due to an adjustment that is needed. For your convenience I have listed the Baby Lock retailers in your area:*****  Should you have questions or need further assistance, please feel free to contact us. We do appreciate your use and support of our products. Sincerely, Cindy Baby Lock USAc.corley@tacony.com 800-313-4110 (8:30-5:00 CST)

Hope this helps...you will need a service center to order the part and install it.... sorry..no quick fix but hope this helps. I have not had the repair done yet..so I have no idea if it works.

Posted on Feb 21, 2009

It sounds like your timing is off now so the needle will continue to hit the bobbin as it turns. It needs to be adjusted so it doesn't do this.

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