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Thread: need help on juki TL2000Qi

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    Belpre, OH

    need help on juki TL2000Qi

    wondering if any one else is having problems with juki TL2000QI machine , the under neath the quilt it gets terrible , like the top tension keeps coming out of whack , I just quilted a full twin size quilt for a lady , and the last 10 " will have to be picked out ,not something i'm fond of , is there any thing I can adjust to keep this from happening , I've had this machine for about 1 1/2 yrs , (had problems from the start)I've tried new bobbins , new top thread , please help i'll try any thing , thank in advance..

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    are you using it on a frame or on a table?
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    So sorry you are having problems like this. Hope you find a good fix soon!

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    sorry you are having problems. it can be very frustrating. I've got the Juki TL-2010 and have never had an issue since day one. I oil it frequently and clean out the bobbin area anytime I'm changing the bobbin or if I think it needs it sooner. Would yours need a good cleaning? Have you had it serviced? Maybe you have a bad part that needs replacing.

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    Super Member Yarn or Fabric's Avatar
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    I've had my 2000 since November and I love it - and never had had a problem with it at all. I'm wondering if your timing is off a little bit? I'd get it serviced/cleaned and see if that helps.
    I don't know why you'd be having such horrible problems...
    Having said that.. I had MAJOR issues with my Tin Lizzie sit down machine... and after watching and using this bobbin tension technique, it fixed my tension issues completely... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1mRhcquZTM
    I check every single bobbin because each one winds slightly differently. I haven't had an issue since. I don't use my Juki for quilting often - just small stuff or when I need a walking foot...

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