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Foot pedal problem

The last time I turned it on, Nothing happened when I depressed the foot pedal. The light came on, so I know it had power. I would like to fix it myself. Any ideas ? Thanks !

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Re: foot pedal problem

your problem will vary depending on the type of foot control it is.
Need more info - ie what machine is it, what identification is on the pedal.
The problem could be in either and you dont really want to pull aprt the pedal for no reason - some of them are tricky to re assemble if you dont know how - you can damage the pedal!

Posted on Feb 07, 2008

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Pam, Could be a bad/broken wire, may be repairable, you should take your pedal in to be tested, if diagnosed to be bad you may have to order a new replacement pedal. Check the attached links,instruction and guides, Good luck
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Bernina 1230 nothing happens when pedal is depressed.

Hmm, wonder if it could be a board or ????? You've already tested the foot control and it seems to be okay, so the problem would appear to be in the machine itself. Does the light work? That may be another clue.

May be time for a service call.

FWIW--Here are a couple of posts on a Bernina group:
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My Bernina 1230 has lost its electric connection. My mechanic says that I need a new power board for $270, $30 for shipping from Bernina, $100 for installation, and $70 for the initial service--a grand total of $470.

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a very reliable OSMG though not a Bernina tech.

He had the machine all tuned up and ready to go, decided to try it one more time, and the machine didn't move. Tried another foot control, and still nothing.

The theory is the internal circuit board is the problem.

I know that some of you have had local electronics guys fix the circuit board problem, instead of shipping it to Bernina headquarters."



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What might cause my sewing machine to not respond when the foot pedal is depressed?

make sure the plug for the foot pedal is connected securely to the machine.
could be the plug in the machine has a problem even tho the foot petal is plugged in
could be the foot petal has gone out and needs to be checked.

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Machine is behaving as if not getting any power, but light is on. Press foot pedal and absolutely nothing happens

There is probably a bad connection in your foot pedal. Try moving it around with your hands at the contact points while pressing to activate. If it goes when you are shifting its position then it needs to be fixed or replaced.

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When I depress the foot pedal on my 2140 nothing happens, yet I can manually sew a few stitches and my light is on?

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