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Keeps jamming in the bobbin area andwon't advance material. Can you help??

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  • Gilbert Justiniano Sr
    Gilbert Justiniano Sr Jan 30, 2010

    Thank you for the reply and suggestion.. I have done all of the above with no success. The problem still persist. It does not matter what the material or the thread and or the tension. This machine has been a part of this household for years and all of a sudden this has started. I cleaned, oiled and regreased where indicated. Just for the records, I am an electronics software and hardware engineer for 30 years. I strongly believe that the problem may point to the fact that the material is not advancing. I think if we take it from there and work back, maybe we can come up with solution. The fact that I have used the machine tells me that maybe it needs some sort of overhaul. Thanks

  • Gilbert Justiniano Sr
    Gilbert Justiniano Sr Feb 01, 2010

    I tried all you have suggested with no success. The problem is still evident. One of the problems is that

    the material is not advancing and the sews in the same spot. Can you please try again?? Thank You

    Gil Sr



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Thanks for using FixYa. Please check that the upper thread is not tangled. Now remove the thread completely from the machine. Please use the correct size spool cap for the size of the thread spool. Re-thread the machine according to the directions in the manual. Remove the bobbin and make sure the bobbin is threaded properly in the shuttle race.
Remove any loose threads or lint in the shuttle race. The tension could be too tight or too loose. Set the tension to the basic thread tension setting or adjust the tension manually. Also check that the combination of the needle size, thread size and fabric is correct.
Be sure to use the correct size needle and thread for the type of fabric that you are sewing.

Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or else revert for further assistance.



Posted on Jan 30, 2010

  • Rylee Smith
    Rylee Smith Jan 30, 2010

    OK, please oil all the points wherever required and keep
    it under the direct sun light for over an hour. After it, please clean it once
    more and if still the issue is not resolve then please go ahead and overhaul
    the sewing machine.

    Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or else revert for further assistance.


  • Rylee Smith
    Rylee Smith Feb 01, 2010

    Please replace the bobbin with a new one. Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or else revert for further assistance.




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