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Janome 4900 sensor problem?

My wife's sewing machine, Janome 4900 qc has stopped working with a picture of the bobbin on the screen. Someone said a problem with the sensor - can you help?

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Maybe the bobbin winder is in the the on position. Push it to the off position.

Posted on Feb 11, 2010

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  • albridge2003 Nov 15, 2010

    I'm sure you have it fixed by now, but I just had the same problem and it was the screw that holds the bobbin bracket in place. I took the cover off and tightened it and it was fine.

  • mwh2657 Nov 15, 2010

    Thanks for that - yes I did find the problem and tightened the screw but I did have some difficulty in removing the case! Is there an easy way?

  • albridge2003 Nov 15, 2010

    I don't think so. I wrestled with mine too and thought I was going break it. Luckily I didn't. Have you ever had problems with jamming? I did for the longest time. I finally from coats n Clark tread to nice thread, like aurifil, and now its fine. Just thought I would mention it. Otherwise I just love the machine. You?

  • sf29 Jun 12, 2011

    Hello, my wife has just got the same problem. Any more detail on the removal of the cover and where the tightening screw is located. Janome suggest sensor maybe problem, but it appears it's actually just a tightening issue. Do you have a technical manual rather than just a user manual?

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