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Bobbin timing Winding a bobbin seems to have jolted the hook out of time. I adjusted the timing following the man. instructions, now the thread breaks and the stitches are uneven in places, perhaps I don't have the timing just right, any suggestions?

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  • skater Aug 18, 2007

    thank you so much, problem solved!

  • Overland Dec 24, 2007

    My problem started while rewinding a bobbin. The machine jammed, slipped the top gears and got everything out of time. I readjusted the gears so that it will run, but is noisy. Had the timing reset then on the next bobbin refill, it would not sew. Keeps breaking the thread near the bobbin. Seems they should have designed the machine so that it does not run while filling the bobbin, like the old home machines. I have had this happen more than once.

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Check out diagrams at http://www.fixsewingmachine.com
Don't ever pay to repair a sewing machine when timing, oiling, living, tension problem/s, problems with bobbin/ thread breakage, cleaning race shuttle, oiling hook, etc are just a matter of reading and doing yourself! I have been fixing sewing machines for 30 yrs. All you need is patience and carrying out each step.
Jimmy

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Yes its still outta time. go back and make shure the pick up off the needle is set just right. otherwise it will continue to drop stites and break thread. ull know when u have it right it wiill sew as it should

Posted on Aug 18, 2007

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