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I am having repeated problems with my singer sewing machine

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I am having repeated problems with my singer sewing machine bobbin....I can only sew for a few inches and the bobbin thread gets really tight
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: sewing machine repair
Expert:  Chester replied 4 months ago.

Hi and welcome to Just answer.

May I know what is the model of your Singer machine?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.

6217g

Expert:  Chester replied 4 months ago.

Hi Karen please do not create more question it will charge you again. Just stick to this thread only. Thanks.

Initially, did you try to adjust your upper tension? Did you clean and oil your bobbin area?

Expert:  Chester replied 4 months ago.

Hi Karen please do not create more question it will charge you again. Just stick to this thread only. Thanks.

Initially, did you try to adjust your upper tension? Did you clean and oil your bobbin area?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.

How to adjust the tension and what is the best number ot use

Expert:  Chester replied 4 months ago.

Just reduce it then try a scrap materials until you get the right stitches.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.

I tried reducing the number and that didn't work and then I tried increasing the number and that did not work either.

Expert:  Chester replied 4 months ago.

OK try to clean the bobbin area and oil it

Customer: replied 4 months ago.

Oil it with what? how to take the metal plate off...When I slide the plate to open the bobbin area everything looks really clean...

Customer: replied 4 months ago.

Oil it with what...When I slide the plate to open the bobbin area everything looks really clean.

Expert:  Chester replied 4 months ago.

Oil it using sewing machine oil not all purpose oil or wd40.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.

Thank you but none of your suggestions worked.

Expert:  Chester replied 4 months ago.

If you rate my service 1 to 5 what is it?

Thank you

Customer: replied 4 months ago.

Your suggestion did not work

Customer: replied 4 months ago.

your suggestions did not work so I have to give you a low rating. 1