The recommended Bobbin Case for the EMT16 is PN#004267-01. The PN#34396 which was originally included with EMT16's should be replaced with the recommended bobbin case for more consistent bobbin tension.
Loose tension on the bobbin can result in the following symptoms:
- Increased bobbin thread usage
- Looser stitches when the machine is run in manual Actifeed mode
- Bobbin pull to the top side of the embroidery
- Machine stoppages due to false bobbin or false thread breaks
Here's how to identify the correct bobbin case: