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Stops Functioning During a simple stitch the machine started to make loud noises as if a belt (on a car) were loose then stopped working completely. The electrical plug was fine, the thread and bobbin fine. Any clues where to begin (continue) the search?

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I had the same problem with my jenome, it looks that the motor belt of your machine needs to change. This was the case with my machine.

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