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Necchi 535fa upper tension knob keeps grabbing thread so tight it breaks. This happens on amy tension setting.

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Remove the top thread from the machine.
ALWAYS RAISE the presser foot and rethread fro the beginning.

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Thread is not between tension plates but behind one

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

SOURCE: thread breaking.

Have you tried to change needle?

Posted on Feb 20, 2008

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SOURCE: Upper Thread Breaks!!!

Hi, here are some reasons why the thread is breaking :-)

  • Threading is not correct.
  • Thread has a knot in it.
  • Thread tension is too tight.
  • Needle is bent or blunt or has a sharp eye.
  • Needle is wrong size.
  • Needle has been inserted wrong.
  • Needle and thread does not match.
  • Starting to stitch too fast.
  • Thread take-up lever has not been threaded.

  • Hope this helps.

    Posted on Jan 14, 2009

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    SOURCE: Thread Breaking On Brother Sewing Machine

    if thread is good quality you may have a sharp groove in your needle plate hole from needle breakage. if so, polish with emery tape.


    Posted on Jul 27, 2009

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    SOURCE: Thread gets stuck around a knob on Necchi 536 FB sewing machine

    I'm guessing you would have loosened the tension? Is there grit or something sticky (dirty oil) stuck between the tension discs?

    Posted on Aug 26, 2009

    Testimonial: "Very helpful suggestions. Cleaned around the upper tension regulator and adjusted top and bobbin tension today. So far, so good. Thanks. "

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    SOURCE: upper thread keeps breaking

    the tension is too tight give it a little slack on the top.good luck.

    Posted on Feb 28, 2010

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    I need a diagram of how to thread it or a problem solver the thread eeps breaking at the needle

    Search the internet for:
    Manufacturer + Model + the word "Manual"

    or search YouTube videos for "sewing machine threading." You may not find your exact machine, but many machines have similar threading patterns. Be sure to raise the presser foot before threading the upper thread so it will seat properly in the tension disk.

    If the thread is breaking at the needle, it could be several problems:
    Threaded incorrectly--#1 cause
    Upper tension too tight
    Install a brand new needle compatible with the fabric & thread
    Make sure the thread is not too large for the needle eye
    Avoid old, fuzzy, bargain bin thread

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    How do I adjust tension on a Necchi Lydia 510 sewing machine?

    loops under fabric means top tension needs to be tightened
    try cleaning the top tension dial with some unwaxed dental floss and see if that helps. if it doesn't then the tension dial may need to be replaced
    also check to make sure the spool of thread is not getting caught on the spool holder
    also try a new needle--one that is correct for the fabric being sewed

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    Necchi royal series

    The top thread breaks

    1. the needle thread is not threaded properly

    2. The needle thread tension is to tight

    3. The needle is bent or blunt

    4. The needle is incorrectly inserted

    5. The needle thread & the bobbin thread are not set under the presser foot when starting to sew

    6. the threads were not drawn to the rear after sewing

    7. The thread is either to heavy or to fine for the needle

    8. Try a different spool or cone of thread

    Sep 11, 2013 | Sewing Machines

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    Necchi 535FA--the tension seems to be off. The thread keeps breaking or pulling out of the needle. When i sew on cotton it was working then when I switched to a stretchy faux crushed velvet the tread...

    Good day!

    please try this simple tips:

    Good day!

    A sewing machine operator can often help themselves when their machine does not operate properly.
    Here are some simple instructions, which if properly used can save time and mechanics service calls.
    This could be trouble;================Do this;
    1.Top tension to tight================loosen tension 1 turn
    2.Machine improperly threaded=========check threading
    3.Thread twisted on guide post========"
    4.Thread twisted out of tension======="
    5.Take up spring bent or broken=======Check action of spring
    6.Thread jumped off pull off finger===Check threading
    7.Needle bent or burred===============new needle
    8.Bad cone of thread==================try another cone
    1.Bobbin tensionspring to tight=======Loosen tension slightly
    2.Bobbin threaded wrong===============check threading
    3.Bobbin wound to tight or uneven=====try new bobbin
    4.lint or thread on bobbin case=======clean inside case
    5.Lint or thread inside hook==========clean inside hook
    6.Bobbin case nicked bent or burred===check/change case
    1.Needle bent or burred===============change
    2.Needle set in crooked===============Check
    3.Thread jumped off take up spring====check threading
    4.Thread jumped off pull off finger===check threading
    1.Forming loops on top of cloth=======Tighten bobbin tension
    ======================================or loosen top tension.
    2.forming loops on bottom of cloth====Tighten top tension
    3.Bobbin placed in case incorrectly===remove and replace
    4.Bobbin thread slipped from under====check threading of
    tension===============================bobbin case
    5.Lint or thread in top tension=======clean between tension discs

    Thank you and good luck.

    Jun 06, 2011 | Sewing Machines

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    Hi, I'm trying to sew a silky fabric and the stitches on the bottom keep getting jumbled and the top thread breaks

    My guess is that you have lost all of your upper tension and you may have your needle in backward.
    Unthread the machine.
    Raise the presser foot. Turn the handwheel until the take-up lever is at it's highest position. Set the upper tension dial/knob to 5. Remove the needle and replace it making sure that the flat side of the needle shank is to the back. Thread the machine.
    With the presser foot up, the upper thread should pull through easily and then grab when the presser foot is lowered.
    Test sew.
    The upper tension pulls the stitches up and the lower tension pulls the stitches down. When they pull properly, the stitch is even.

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    I am having trouble threading my minilock fr850

    Well, the first thing is check the thread tension. (the part that you thread it through that has a knob on it). Grab right after the tension knob and pull gently. if the thread will not pull through easily, adjust the tension to a lower setting, pull out the thread, and try again until it will pull through fairly easily.

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    Machine tension knob does not work.

    Use a better quality thread. Sometime old or cheap thread never works right. Check to make sure you have the right needle for your fabric.

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