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Cynthia Pearsall Posted on Oct 27, 2006

The Machine Lights are Beeping and Flashing

Hi, I just received my sewing machine a couple of days ago and was eagerly trying to use it today. When I depress my foot on the foot peddle, the green light just below the reverse function turns red, the machine beeps and then the it stops sewing. If I lift my foot off of the peddle a little, the red light still stays lit, but I can still sew a few stitches then it happens all over again. If I continue to try to sew, all the lights on the machine start flashing and the machine stops. HELP! Thanks, Cynthia

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  • derral Mar 03, 2008

    M-I-L has CE100 and we have it set up for embroidery. Worked fine until yesterday when all the panel lights started flashing and beeping. When I opened a design and tried to send to machine I received a lower thread or bobbin error. I have checked and replaced thread, bobbin, and needle to no avail. Any ideas.



  • kaki51 May 11, 2008

    I am having the same problem and I am ready to throw it out the window,I am thinking about dragging out my mother's 60 year old works!

    There is nothing more irritating than that blanky blank beeping. Please help!

  • Anonymous Jul 31, 2008

    Mine does the same. I had it checked out at a store and they fixed it for a couple uses then it continued to do it. No matter how hard I try it won't stop beeping after a few stiches!

  • sermons2 Aug 29, 2008

    the lights are flashing and beeping

  • Thomas Kranz Sep 10, 2008

    I guess nobody has a solution yet....I have the same problem!

  • mg30377 Oct 18, 2008

    This sounds like a Manufacturer defect. Too many customers are having the same issue. I think we all need to complain to Singer and see what happens. My machine starts to sew for a little while then starts beeping and then sews for a second and beeps. I have used this machine maybe 5 times and all five times it does the same thing. We need to take action. I will email the company because they need to be held liable. We can not all be doing the same thing wrong.

  • Anonymous Nov 01, 2008

    have you solved this problem yet?

    I've threaded and re-threaded and it does not seem to be that.


  • Anonymous Nov 11, 2008

    same problem and re threding machine does not fix the problem

  • sonoran_lady Dec 10, 2008

    I have the same problem.

  • Anonymous Dec 12, 2008

    I have the same thing happening. It's so frustrating

  • Anonymous Feb 23, 2012

    I have had my CE100 for several years, It has NEVER embroidered despite replacing everything and trying everything in the manual and singer futura website. I kept it just because it was still good for sewing. Now, the machine sews a few stiches then beeps and flashes like everyone here as described and nothing I do or service people do will solve the issue. Singer is of no help at all and has never been even when it was under warranty...they just told me to get back to the place I purchased it from, which was also no help. At time of purchase it was nearly 500$$ and I cannot afford to replace it now. If anyone has reached any solutions to this problem now I'd appreciate an update.

    Thanks so much



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After i looked over the machines thred routing i found a pice of thred jamed in under the top clear plastic panel i took thihs panel off and removed the thred ,cleaned in there put it back togather and it now works fine just what i found hope it works for others



Email singer - I had the same problem, and I emailed singer - They told me that I had threaded the machine wrong. I do not know techical terms


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