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Machine is frozen but I can't find any thread caught on the hook

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Have you oiled it lately? I would try that.

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There may be thread caught in the bobbin area which is not allowing the hand wheel to turn. Remove the bobbin case and check the hook for threads wrapped around the spindle and/or caught in the hook mechanism. A little clear sewing machine oil in a pipe cleaner is sometimes helpful in freeing threads in this area.

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There may be a small bit of thread or lint caught somewhere in the bobbin case or bobbin holder. Brush lint away from the feed dog area, being careful not to brush lint into the workings of your machine. If you have the manual, look up how to clean lint from the bobbin. If you don't have the manual, try just taking the hook out, if possible. Run a clean toothpick around the housing and then use a clean small brush to brush out any lint or thread pieces. Put one drop of sewing machine oil on the hook of the bobbin housing. Then use a thread to "floss" your bobbin case. Run a thread through the slot and wiggle back and forth to loosen any caught thread bits. Good luck. ps If this doesn't work, repeat. Sometimes after you turn the hand wheel a bit, another piece of thread or lint will work loose and can be cleaned.

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Hi. So is this a horizontal hook? Where is the thread getting caught beneath the needle? Maybe on the hook? Check your upper threading to make sure the thread passes through the thread take-up lever. If thread is not through the lever, it wont get pulled up , which can lead to multiple thread loops getting caught on the hook, not pulling off after the rotation.

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First, remove the thread and re-thread the machine. If the thread isn't in the take-up lever properly, erratic problems ensue.

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if your machine has a front loading bobbin case, remove it and then remove the shuttle which the bobbin case fits into. most often there is thread or lint caught in the shuttle race preventing the shuttle from turning (it only needs a tiny piece of thread).

if you have done this check any gear meshing to ensure no lint or thread has been caught in the teeth of the gears.

if the machine sews ok and locks up after a few stitches then it sounds like needle threading or tension causing the problem. re-thread the machine and ensure there is sufficient needle thread tension to bend the needle a little when presser foot is down and thread is pulled through needle.

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