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Singer Inspiration 4205, timing keeps going out, help!

Hi, I have gone through three of these machines, the first lasted about a month before the timeing went out, the second lasted 4 hours before the timing went out the third lasted 1 1/2 hours before the timing went out. I have tried to retime them myself, but the caseing wont come off, it seems it was put together to prevent people from fixing it themselves. I will soon be sending it in to be fixed or replaced but after that the warranty will be up and I wont be able to afford to send it in anymore. My question is what is causing the timing to go out so easily on these machines? What can I do to prevent it from happening again? Any tips or help would be appriciated. I need to sew cotton, elastic, PUL, fleece, thick layers of cotton. Please help, I am at my wits end and dont know what to do. Thank you!

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Ok sounds like you might need a little better machine for the sewing you are doing . there is a timing belt and it sound like it is sliping. did the hand wheel get jammed at anytime and did you free it by turning it away from you? the covers will come off you just have to find all of the screws to loosen them. my suggestion send it back and get a upgrade machine I presonally like the Brother machines.

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