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My top thread keeps wrapping around bobbin case and jamming does anyone know how to fix this tyvm

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Try these suggestions
1.check needle to see if it bent-roll needle on flat surface & see if it roll true
2.check to see if thread is coming off thread take-up lever
3.check the thread tenison
4.check for lint in the bobbin case area
5.check for loose thread in the bobbin case area
6.check to see if the bobbin is bent or warped

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