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Timing for Brother XL3200 Sewing Machine

The timing appears to be off on my Brother XL3200 sewing machine. The needle has been changed and the machine is clean and oiled. The needle hits the bobbin case when it is lowered. How do I set the timing? Thanks!

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  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2008

    needle hits bobbin case

  • Anonymous Jul 22, 2008

    I have the same problem with the timing, I go to thread the bobbin and the thread won't catch, how do I fix it myself?

  • Anonymous Dec 27, 2008

    timing is off and thread is also not being catched up by the needle..



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I had the same problem.. I think the bobbin used in this machine is no good I replaced mine.. It cost alot too.. but now I do not have any problems.. good luck

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