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Upper Thread Tension - Brother CE-5500PRW Service Manual

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Adjustment
[Adjustment standard]
Pass the schappe spun thread #60 through thread guide path, and lower the presser lever, and pull the thread down
slowly with the tension gauge, then adjust the thread tension must be 0.32 to 0.37N (33 to 38g).
[Adjustment procedure]
1. Remove the face plate.
2. Set the thread tension dial to [4].
3. Raise the presser lever.
4. Pass the schappe spun thread #60 through the thread guide plate assy., tension disk in this order.
5. Lower the presser lever.
6. Pull the thread down slowly with the tension gauge, and turn the thread tension adjusting gear with the hex
wrench (3mm), to adjust the thread tension to 0.32 to 0.37N (33 to 38g).
*Key point
• Loosen the
thread tension adjusting gear
thread tension adjusting gear
• Tighten the
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4 - 6

Upper thread tension

Thread guide plate assy.
Thread tension disc
Hex wrench
(3mm)
. (turn to the left)
Tension larger.
. (turn to the right)
Tension smaller.
Tension gauge 50 (0.5N)
Schappe spun thread #60
Thread tension dial
Thread tension adjusting gear
Schappe spun thread #60
Tension disk

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  • Debbie Doebley Sep 04, 2018 10:52:
    I have the Brothers sewing machine CP6500, only got Spanish manual with the machine and I do not speak, etc Spanish. I was sewing with my machine then had to change the tension and now I am having a lot of trouble getting it to work properly again, thread from bobbin bunches up(?), Is there any way I can get the manual in English so I can try to get my machine working properly again? I would really appreciate any help you can give me. If need to you can email @ debbiedoeb​ley@aol.co​m. My home address is 3122 Belgreen Place, Philadelph​ia, Pa 19154. Thank You!