Janome sewing machine troubleshooting

The diversity of types and functions distinguishes Japanese sewing machines of the make Janome. Using these sewing machines, you can embody any ideas: to embroider the letters of the alphabet, to create a text box and to set your own parameters of a backstitch. The comfort of your work will be created by many accessories. In case of malfunction of the most popular models Janome, consider our troubleshooting table below.

Janome AQS2009 sewing machine troubleshooting

ConditionCause
The needle thread breaks.1. The needle thread is not threaded properly.
2. The needle thread tension is too tight.
3. The needle is bent or blunt.
4. The needle is incorrectly inserted.
5. The needle thread and the bobbin thread are not set properly under (drawn to the rear of) the presser foot when sewing is starting.
6. The fabric is not drawn to the rear when sewing is finished.
7. The thread is too heavy or too fine for the needle.
The bobbin thread breaks.1. The bobbin thread is not threaded properly in the bobbin holder.
2. Lint has collected in the bobbin holder.
3. The bobbin is damaged and doesn’t turn smoothly.
4. The thread is wound loosely on the bobbin.
The needle breaks.1. Needle is incorrectly inserted.
2. The needle is bent or blunt.
3. The needle clamp screw is too loose.
4. A proper foot is not used.
5. The fabric is not drawn to the rear when sewing is finished.
6. The needle is too fine for the fabric being sewn.
The needle thread loops.1. The needle thread tension is too loose.
2. The needle size is not suitable for the thread.
Skipped stitches1. The needle is incorrectly inserted.
2. The needle is bent or blunt.
3. The needle and/or thread are not suitable for the fabric being sewn.
4. A blue needle is not being used for sewing stretch, very fine fabrics and synthetics.
5. The needle thread is not threaded properly.
6. A poor quality needle is used.
Seam puckering1. The needle thread tension is too tight.
2. The needle thread is not threaded properly.
3. The needle is too heavy for the fabric being sewn.
4. The stitch length is too long for the fabric.
* Use a stabilizer for very fine fabrics.
The cloth is not fed smoothly.1. The feed dog is packed with lint.
2. The stitches are too fine.
3. The feed dog was not raised after being lowered.
The machine does not work.1. The machine is not plugged in.
2. Thread is caught in the hook race.
3. The bobbin winder spindle is still in the winding position.
Patterns are distorted.1. The stitch is not balanced.
The buttonhole is not sewn well.1. The stitch density is not suitable for the fabric being sewn.
2. Interfacing is not being used with stretch fabrics.
Noisy operation1. The feed dog is packed with lint.
2. Lint has collected in the bobbin holder.

Janome Horizon Memory craft 7700 QCP sewing machine troubleshooting

C ConditionCause
The needle thread breaks1. The needle thread is not threaded properly.
2. The needle thread tension is too tight.
3. The needle is bent or blunt.
4. The needle is incorrectly inserted.
5. The needle thread and the bobbin thread are not set under the presser foot when start sewing.
6. The threads were not drawn to the rear after sewing.
7. The fabric is moved too fast when stitching free motion quilting.
8. The thread is tangled around the spool.
The bobbin thread breaks1. The bobbin thread is not threaded properly in the bobbin holder.
2. Lint has collected in the bobbin holder.
3. The bobbin is damaged and does not turn smoothly.
The needle breaks1. The needle is incorrectly inserted.
2. The needle clamp screw is loose.
3. The fabric is pulled forward when using the open-toe foot.
4. The needle is too fine for the fabric being used.
5. An inappropriate presser foot is used.
Skipped stitches1. The needle is incorrectly inserted, bent or blunt.
2. The needle and/or threads are not suitable for the work being sewn.
3. A stretch stitch needle is not being used for sewing stretch, very fine fabrics and synthetics.
4. The needle thread is not threaded properly.
5. A poor quality needle is used.
Seam puckering1. The needle thread tension is too tight.
2. The needle thread is not threaded properly.
3. The needle is too heavy for the fabric being sewn.
4. The stitch length is too long for the fabric.
5. The foot pressure is not adjusted properly. A stabilizer is not used when sewing very fine fabrics.
The cloth is not feeding smoothly1. The feed dog is packed with lint.
2. The stitches are too fine.
3. The feed dog is not raised after "drop feed' sewing.
Loops on the seams1. The needle thread tension is too loose.
2. The needle is too thick or too fine for the fabric.
The machine does not work1. The machine is not plugged in or foot control is not connected.
2. Thread has been caught in the hook race.
3. The presser foot is not lowered.
Buttonhole sewing is not sewn properly1. The stitch density is not suitable for the fabric being sewn.
2. The interfacing has not been used for the stretch or synthetic fabric.
3. The buttonhole lever is not lowered.
The machine is noisy1. Thread has been caught in the hook race.
2. Lint has built up in the hook race or bobbin holder.
Layers shift1. The foot pressure is not suitable for fabrics being sewn.
Thread cutter LED blinks1. The presser foot is raised before auto thread cutting is complete.
2. Threads have been caught in the thread cutter mechanism.