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How do I replace the reverse stitch lever on a PFAAF hobby 1142?

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  • Anonymous Dec 07, 2008

    Pfaff 1142 also with broken reverse stitch lever! First "repair" shop charged me $60 to clean machine (I had JUST done it), and told me it was "tilted" to the side on purpose NOT!... Second shop ordered the part in JULY and I'm still waiting for it to come in with no time frame from them :-( Best of luck to you - Take it to a Pfaff dealer so maybe they can get the part AND fix it for you :-)

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SOURCE: Pfaff Hobby 1142 Reverse stitch lever twisted doesn't work

Take it back to the Dealer.( He probably has a guarantee on the work he did). Let him show you how it works. If he won't do this then it is definitely time to find a more reputable dealer. If you paid for a repair it should have been repaired.
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SOURCE: Pfaff Hobby 1142 Reverse stitch lever twisted doesn't work

I have the same problem. |Until I can get it fixed \i have been tipping it back to straight and then pressing down evenly which seems to give me a little reverse. I think that the plastic extension inside is cracked. \i hope that this is a part that is acessible!

Posted on Jan 10, 2009

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SOURCE: Pfaff Hobby 1142 Reverse stitch lever twisted doesn't work

Hi, your reverse stitch lever is broken, it's plastic and should have been made stronger. Pfaff doesn't make it easy to get the front half of the plastic case off, which you will need to do to get to the lever. I haven't found anyone selling a replacement part. You can go my route and try a repair with epoxy.

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