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Needle broke, when it hit a zipper.

Now when start to sew the LCD display reverts to the menu selection and the replaced needle remains stationary.

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Unplug unit for ten minutes to reser it then try again

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Its either the problem of not getting proper tension or the timing problem which needs to be adjusted properly.
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