Question about Singer 3116 Simple
Pull the thread through the tension assembly and
test it to make sure the tension is working correctly.
(To do this test, adjust your tension setting to normal or medium or 5 or something in the middle. Raise the presser foot and pull the thread through the tension. It should pull easily!! Lower the presser foot and pull the thread. It should pull noticeably harder.) If it passes this test, continue up through the take up lever,then down through the thread guides to the needle.
If it passes this test you need to remove the bobbin case and check for burrs or rough spots. If you find any ,use an emery stick to remove them and then buff the area with fine steel wool.Put the bobbin case back in ,check your bobbin(change it ) and try again by turning the handwheel slowly and watching to see where the thread is snagging
Posted on Jul 08, 2008
a 6ya Repairman can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Repairman (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jun 15, 2014 | Singer 7422
Oct 13, 2013 | Husqvarna Scandinavia 100 Sewing Machine
Mar 01, 2012 | Baby Lock Ellure
Jan 15, 2011 | Brother Sewing Machines
Oct 28, 2009 | Singer CE-200 Quantum Futura Computerized...
Feb 13, 2009 | Sewing Machines
Dec 29, 2008 | Necchi 3537 Mechanical Sewing Machine
Aug 31, 2008 | Sewing Machines
95 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!