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Wantanew hook device for model807 - Bernina Sewing Machines

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Im about %99 sure you will only be able to get this part from a bernina dealer or someone who is friends with a bernina dealer.
I also think that that hook is the same hook that is still being used is all bernina 5.5 mill machines today so it should be eazy to get.
We sell the part for about $110.
Why do you think you need a new hook? I think I have seen about 3 of them hooks go bad in my life (so not many).
Hope this helps

Posted on Apr 11, 2011

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Yup, its the same CB hook as used on modern machines and you can even get them on eBay !!!

Posted on Oct 13, 2011

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Hello, My bobbin thread was caught and as I was trying to get it out the hook system (I believe that is what it is) came out. How do I replace it?


You have a CB hook on your machine and this is very easy to remove and replace. In fact, you should remove the hook to clean the hook race and give it a drop of oil every few bobbins-worth of thread anyway, so if you're not doing that, your machine is probably trying to tell you something !!! I am assuming that the hook has simply dropped out of the mechanism and not that the whole hook and hook driver have come out, leaving a big hole in the hook race - if this has happened, you will need to replace the hook driver and its screw in the correct orientation, otherwise the machine timing will be out - if this is the case, you may be able to do the job yourself - contact me. Assuming it's just the hook, first-off, remove the bobbin/bobbin case from the central shaft on the hook. I am assuming the black plastic hook retainer has dropped-down and is laying on the bobbin door ... if not, you're in trouble !!! Rotate the handwheel on the machine until the needle is at the top of its travel. Look in the bobbin door at the hook race and you will see that the hook driver (a black plastic disc with a metal part curving round one edge) is positioned with the metal part on your left. Pick up the hook by the shaft and orientate it so that the metal is on the right - i.e. its a mirror to the hook driver. Carefully insert the hook into the hook race until it drops into the race itself and sits with the point downwards and a little bit of play between the hook and hook driver. It should stay there if there's a bit of oil in the hook race. You might like to use the opportunity to put one drop of Bernina oil into the hook race so that it flows into the groove that runs around the inside. Once the hook is sitting in the hook race, you only need to close the black plastic retainer onto it and press it until the lever on the left clicks into place firmly - that's probably why it dropped-out in the first place. Before putting the bobbin back in , just rotate the handwheel once to make sure nothing is binding - this will also distribute the oil if you've oiled it. Refit your bobbin/bobbin case, close the door and off you go.

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(Some older Janomes have a device that pushes from front to rear)

The tiny hook can and does get bent, so get a magnifier and just check it is functioning....if it is missing the needle eye, a small implement, like jewellers screwdriver etc may be used to gently straighten and re-align....they are quite sturdy, but be gentle.

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