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Singer 2010 Machine will not wind bobbin. The needle/thread doesn't seem to be connecting with the casing. I have taken the bobbin case out and checked for foriegn matter........none, I have checked/changed the needle, I have changed thread, re-treaded the machine several times. I put a pre wound bobbin in, to check to see if this was the only problem. Stitches are not being formed. I am bewildered. The last time I used my machine, all was zinging along. Please advise Anna

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  • chut_cn Oct 10, 2008

    I have same problem. it just could not wind bobbin. I checked local Hancock Fabrics repair dept. It will cost $60 for initial diagnose, then plus any labor/parts. I donot know if it is worth to repair or not. How much it will cost me in general? Appreciate any advice.

    Thanks.

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If model 2010, the problem is a part metal- part plastic part attached to the bottom of the bobbin winding lever, the white tear-shaped thing with the arrow on it. If that will turn past the center of the bobbin it's broken inside. to try a do-it-yourself fix, turn upside down, remove 4 screws, including one by the plug (which must be pulled out for safety anyway) remove bottom case. looking at left end of the works, move the bobbin lever and you'll see the broken part move. The plastic part should be broken about half-way down. You can see how the part should push the white plastic bobbin winding shaft up and down when lever moved. the part can be removed by loosening the 2 tiny hexnuts holding it on the metal shaft. you'll need the smallest size allen (hex) wrench there is. NOTE where the part is at bottom of the metal shaft for when you put have to put it back on. be careful to hold the bobbin winding shaft itself in place, but it's easy to see how it goes back in if it pops out. if the break is clean (like my wife's that I just fixed this way yesterday!) you can put a drop or 2 of good crazy glue in the break, making sure lined up on the sides, then clamp in a vise (or hold firmly together with pliers) for at least 10 mins, longer better. wait at least an hour before putting back. putting back on is a little tricky but you move the bobbin lever to left (open) position, make sure it's just on the end of the shaft (shaft barely protruding) and see where the part isn't pushing the bobbin winding shaft. re-tighten with hex wrench then see if the repaired part now pushes the bobbin winding shaft up and down when you move the lever back and forth. Turn back over and move the lever without a bobbin spool- you should see shaft move up in the middle of bobbin case where it will engage the bottom of the bobbin spool where the x is.
Now if part can't be fixed it is available from auth Singer service center in you state but runs $40 or so. they'll try to tell you they have to install it because of special anti-static gloves that wont fry your motherboard on the machine's computer, but the center in Michigan finally said they would mail it to me. hope this helps! funny I just saw this after fixing our machine which hadn't been used for a long time until I decided I might as well look inside if I was going to have to buy her a new machine!!!

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    drmary Oct 27, 2015

    brilliant, described my exact problem and my husband just followed your instructions to fix for me - thank you so much, really appreciative.

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I have a new Singer 2010; I bought it on qvc or hsn; don't remember which. I cannot figure out how to do the fancy stitches. I tried to do the feather stitch turning the mode to A then punching in "10". It made a circle. What am I doing wrong?

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Its most likely out of timing.

you might have to take the bottom shielding off to see if any of the gears are worn, if so you might to replace, some places depends on where you live will do this diagnostic, singer are very good machine.

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