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Thread bunching underneath fabric as I sew.

I have tried to adjust the bobbin tension to no avail. The machine was sewing just fine then started to bunch underneath. The lower tension is obviously the problem. I re-threaded, cleaned and changed the needle. I hadn't used the machine often when this started to occur. The last thing I sewed on it was polar fleece but I was always careful to clean the machine after use. I haven't been able to use this Pfaff for years. I really need my machine back. I am hours from the nearest Pfaff dealer and as a single Mum I am too broke to pay for the service/repairs. If anyone has any suggestions, for home repair, I would appreciate them.

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  • criket Nov 30, 2008

    our machine has just been serviced and was even given a sample of different setting used. we tried sewing and still bunching!!!

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You may need to take off the housing that covers the whole dog mechanism. You will need a screwdriver to do this. Blow out the area around the tension gears and dogs, check for loose or disconnedted parts, and re-oil the gears. Fleece fuzz usually collects where you can't see it. This was the problem with my machine that had the same symptom.

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