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Janome sewing machine Harmony 2139 The bobbin thread is not connecting with the needle to make a stitch. We have put in a new needle. Using needle 4 tension


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A common problem is if needle is in backwards. The small groove side should be toward the operator. As the needle starts back up after going clear down, a small loop should form on the side of the needle away from teh operator. The shuttle has a point that goes through this loop to snag the upper thread and carry it over the top of the bobbin. Also verify that needle is propely seated.
\015\012If an accident has happened with the machine that MIGHT have disturbed the timing, then that could be the cause and one would have to take it for repair.
\015\012Slowly watch for the loop, with covers off, and manually cycle to watch for the operation I have described.
I think I just answered this question. But if not, try to set the tension adjustment and or the type of stitch. Let me know if this works or not.
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