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Machine makes a loud noise and will not make stitches.

I have a Brother CS-8150 that has only been used a few short months. My daughter accidentally knocked it over on the floor and ever since then it will not work properly. If I try to sew a few stitches there is a loud grinding noise and the bottom stitches are not picked up. Today I took it apart because I got the "safety mechanism is engaged" when I pushed the needle position button a few too many times. The machine will move the needle, but I can hear the grinding coming from the wheel on the side. Could it have been a belt that was knocked out of place? I have checked for burs, stuck thread and everything. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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  • brandbmg Oct 24, 2008

    Will do! Thanks so much for your answer!

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Sounds like something is broken. best to get it checked out. take to the sewing machine doctor.

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