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Hello when i manualy turn the hand wheel to bring bobbin thread up it does not work. the machine was working fine until it jammed and i noticed the timing was off and so i thought i fixed it because needle was no longer hitting bottom plate as it moved up and down during stitching but, the machine now does not actually stitch. it will do the motion like it is fine but no stitches are created. what is the correct way to fix the machine when the needle is hitting the bottom plate while sewing{i paid for a singer place to fix the timing once before because my receipt was to damaged to show proof of purchase and so my warranty non existent. i noticed that the machine is making the same sound and operates the same way it did when it needed to be fixed the last time i took it in. i turned the metal plate underneath the bobbin thread holder to keep the needle from hitting but still no complete stitch the two are not meeting each other some how please help me it is so important i finish my child's halloween costume for his school play tomorrow evening. thank you so very much

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I would call Singer at 1-800-4singer and explain this problem because it sounds like the timing again for you, I am sorry to say. You may have messed up the timing when it jammed. Just on the off chance did you put a new 80/12 needle in? I read somewhere when they try to fix the timing they use this size needle to test it. How old is your machine? Who did you buy it from, did you use your credit card? If, so the store you bought from should be able to help you out. It looks like a really nice machine and it is a shame that you have to put up with the problems. You may be able to get an answer from this site better but I am answering you for free and all I have is 50 yrs experience in sewing. Please call Singer and don't take no for an answer.

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