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Putting my machine back to operating order

The entire needle housing unit fell, including the thread guide. I can't figure out how to put it back together again. HELP

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Re: Putting my machine back to operating order

Go to this link; and select your machine brand and model. Unfortunately they are not free, but you can purchase the instruction manual, the parts manual and the service manual of you wish. Sorry i hunted for free ones with no success. Hope this helps :)

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