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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: 11 months ago.
Category: General
Expert:  chester298 replied 11 months ago.

Hi and welcome to Just answer.

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

Customer: replied 11 months ago.

6217g

Expert:  chester298 replied 11 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:  chester298 replied 11 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 11 months ago.

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

Expert:  chester298 replied 11 months ago.

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

Customer: replied 11 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:  chester298 replied 11 months ago.

OK try to clean the bobbin area and oil it

Customer: replied 11 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 11 months ago.

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

Expert:  chester298 replied 11 months ago.

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

Customer: replied 11 months ago.

Thank you but none of your suggestions worked.

Expert:  chester298 replied 11 months ago.

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

Thank you

Customer: replied 11 months ago.

Your suggestion did not work

Customer: replied 11 months ago.

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