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Singer CE-150 Futura Not Working

Hi, I got a CE-150 Futura & I started first steps in using it according to the user guide that came with it. I faced 2 problems; description follows.

First problem I got was not hearing a clicking sound when I insert the bobbin & pull the thread from point A to point B like it said in the guid. They say "until you hear a clicking sound", I keep pulling the thread but hear nothing.

Second problem was threading, in the text it says:
"Thread the machine n the following order as illustrated.

  • guide the thread through thread guide (1) and then pull it down along the groove.
"
the illustration however shows 2 different things, the view of the top thread going around the thread guide which is number 1 in the machine identification menu but then it also shows what seems to be zooming on the threading process so it shows the thread going straight to that hook-like thing & into the transparent plastic chamber to go around the dials inside it then go out to do the U-turn & get inserted into the thread take-up. Now should I pass it around the thread guide like they said in the text or should I just pass it by that hook-like thing & get it going?

I wish someone could really help me cuz it would cost about 500 $ to send it back to where I got it from & who knows how much they would charge me. I contacted Singer via Email & they said it could be a threading sensor not picking up the thread but I don't know how to re-thread in a different way.


P.S. the second problem is concerning the threading technique shown in page 18 of the instruction manual of Singer CE-150 Futura so if someone has the same machine (hence same manual) please further explain how this threading thing is supposed to be.

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  • onegreatnurs Jan 04, 2009

    I have the same problem and it should be a simple fix BUT I'm struggling with this. I keep threading and re-threading. Please let me know what you found out.



    Jan 2009



    my email: onegreatnurse@hotmail.com

    Elizabeth

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SOURCE: Can't thread the bobbin on a singer futura CE 150

Be sure the bobbin thread is coming off from the left. There is a picture on my Futura bed that shows the correct way to insert the bobbin. If the thread is comming off from the right you will have the problem you described.

Good luck,
Beth

Posted on Jul 12, 2009

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