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I was sewing and hear a loud clunk like the needle broke. It didn't, but the thread was broken. I rethreaded, and now the top tension is too tight, even at a 1. At 0, the thread pulls through fine, but if I sew that way, there is lots of extra thread on the back of the fabric. It used to be set on a 5. How can I fix it?

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It sounds like the tension is working, with the tension at 0 there should be loops of thread on the bottom. Set the tension on 3 or 4 and try to sew and sew what you get. The bobbin case on that machine gets damaged easily and may need to be replaced. If it is damaged then the machine will sound noisy when sewing.

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