Question about Sewing Machines
My Bernina won't properly wind a bobbin. The slightest bit of thread tension (from the spool to the bobbin) causes the bobbin winding post to stop spinning.
Grrrrrrr! -- aAny self fix or self adjustment suggestions? Really hate to take it to a tech because frequently when I do the machine comes back with some new problem. I'm in San Francisco and there just don't seem to be any good machine techs near here these days.
If the winder is working without thread as it should you can rule out an electronic and motor issue. At this point it won't hurt to remove the two screws on top and lift your top cover off. Take a close look at your winder and see if there is any thread or anything wound around or blocking it. There are one or two screws that will adjust the eveness of your bobbinwinding but I don't think this is part of the problem (just a slight turn for that until the bobbin winds evenly). There is a spring beneith the winder that may have popped loose, check that but if the little arm snaps back and forth thats ok. The spring should be in the second tooth of the gear notches.
I hope this helps.
Posted on Jul 31, 2008
a 6ya expert 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 repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
May 14, 2014 | Elna Sewing Machines
on Oct 02, 2011 | Sewing Machines
May 12, 2012 | Bernina Sewing Machines
Oct 02, 2011 | Bernina Activa 130
Sep 28, 2011 | Bernina Virtuosa 150
Apr 16, 2011 | White Sewing 1888 Mechanical Sewing...
Apr 13, 2011 | Singer 5050 Mechanical Sewing Machine
Apr 10, 2011 | Elna Xplore 8600 Computerized Sewing...
Oct 11, 2009 | Husqvarna Designer I
Mar 12, 2009 | Husqvarna Designer I
284 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: