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Engine occasionally jams, still able to operate manually

Periodically machine appears to jam. Engine sounds like it continues to operate, however needle does not move. Machine will still operate manually. After machine has been moved manually, engine will operate needle as per normal....... untill it happens again anyway. The problem does not seem to be affected by material type.
Have lubricated as per instructions, no improvement.  The machine is under 12 months old and has had limited use. Any ideas???

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It's been a while since this machines been oiled. try oiling both motor hole and needle operation.

Posted on Jan 24, 2009

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    Michaelle Jan 24, 2009

    Sorry the last comment on your post did not show, what may be causing some of this issue is a clogged up hook race. perhaps thread, a pin, ( or god forbid a screw) you'll find it under the bobbin case. It could also be a matter of a faulty motor belt.
    Good luck, wish I could help more.


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