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Needle guide has come off - Brother XL-3510 Mechanical Sewing Machine

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  • macksmommy Sep 22, 2008

    My needle guide came off too. I can't figure out how the pin is supposed to hold it on. ???

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I believe I had a similar problem. I called brothers and he solved it for me.I could not get the needle clamp to stay on.There is a little allen screw in the block right above the clamp screw. I loosened that,put it on the needle bar, put the guide back on,then tightened the allen screw.So much for the problem I have had for months. He said if the guide did not want to see in I could put a touch of glue on it. I think it going to be alright without.

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