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Pfaff 1222 frozen 20 mins after I start using it

Every time I use my pfaff it freezes after 20 minutes sewing..  I cannot move the  right hand wheel forward, only backwards which makes the machine foot go up and down very fast.  I have had my machine repaired several times. I am always told that there is a different problem. I love sewing but I fear I may have bought a lemon.  It is very frustrating. Just when I am whizzing along enjoying myself the machine stops.  I am considering buying a new machine which is not a pfaff because I am so tired of this ongoing problem.Can you help me please! Di from Australia

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My mother has had a Pfaff 1222 for 40 years and loves it. Take yours to a new/different repair shop or find an authorized place for an overhaul. It's not a lemon, just poorly maintained. you have a problem the service people just haven't figured out yet.  If you have taken the same machine to the same people with the same problem more than once and they tell you it's a different cause every time, they are not competent. Also check the owner's manual for any tips.  

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