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The needle is hitting the bottom of the bobbin carriage, is the timing off?

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Thanks for using FixYa. Is the bobbin case pushed all the way in? Is your needle up too high or down too low in the needle holder? The upper thread could be tangled. Remove the thread completely from the machine. The correct size spool cap should be used for the size of the thread spool and then re-thread the machine. Try lowering it a little and see if that helps and use a scrap of material to test it out. Make sure the flat part of the needle rests on the flat part of the holder. You probably need to insert a new needle. Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


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Rylee

Posted on May 15, 2010

  • pam daniels May 15, 2010

    When I completely take the bobbin carriage out and move the needle down, it hits the bottom of the carriage holder. My screw to adjust the needle height is behind, not on either side of the needle holder and I can't get to it to adjust it, any more suggestions?

  • Rylee Smith
    Rylee Smith May 15, 2010

    If you cannot adjust it then try to check the timing as it might not be working.

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