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How do I replace the bobbin case in singer machine 7442. The manual diagram is minimal and I replace it incorrectly and just got it out after several attempts. Can't seem to get it aligned proper;u

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When you insert the bobbin case, make sure the "knub" on the bobbin case (#1) is just to the left of the position finger bracket (#2). It should sit in there nicely and you should be able to spin the hand wheel freely.

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Let me know if you need more help,

Posted on Jun 07, 2010

  • Joyce Stewart-Cook
    Joyce Stewart-Cook Jan 24, 2014

    I do this each time and it works for a few minutes, then it jumps out again.



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I tried servicing the bobbin area of my Singer 7442. I followed the instructions in the manual carefully. The straight stitch is working but all other stitches are not catching in the bobbin.

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Good luck and please rate my answer.

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Lift the lever to hold the bobbin in place.

Insert the bobbin case into the race/shuttle, still holding the lever out.

Align the finger on the bobbin case with the opening in the race/shuttle.

You may have to turn the bobbin case a bit to the left or right for it to line up.

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