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My Singer Athena 2000 stitch width button has stopped working. I have to press the button many times before the light comes on. Then it works properly. Sometimes when I press the button it will not turn on at all. Any Ideas?

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  • J Dearinger Jan 04, 2013

    Could you simply use an electronics cleaner on the stitch width button. Maybe there is a dirty contact internally. But how do you get inside?

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SOURCE: Singer Athena automatic needle threader does not work.

Check on the threader and see if the part that goes through the eye of the needle is bent. This is a very common problem. The threaders are becoming more and more difficult to replace. If the piece is bent, you can usually use a pair of tweezers to straighten it out.

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SOURCE: How do I fill a bobbin on a Singer 2000 Athena

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SOURCE: Singer Touch Tronic 2001 Sewing Machine Stuck on Sewing Straight Stitch Only

I had a similar problem a couple of years ago. I finally figured out that I had the straight stitch needle plate (the one with the single hole), rather than the zig zag needle plate (the one with the curved hole). When I changed plates, it worked fine.

Posted on May 27, 2009

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SOURCE: Singer Athena 2000 won't zig zag

Try pushing the reset button underneath the machine. Mine does that too. I had it repaired a few months ago...apparently it needs a circuit board that is no longer available.

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SOURCE: trouble shooting a Singer Athena

Yes it's true, most parts are not available for this machine anymore. You might try to push the red reset button on the bottom of the machine. Also make sure that the reset button is not being depressed by anything that the machine is sitting on, and that the reset button pushes in and out freelyl.

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