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Don't know how to change the stitch length

I just picked up a used Touch Tronic 2001 at the Thrift store and I don't know how to change the stitch length. Should there be something on the front panel that lights up/

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I looked up the machine and found this threading diagram


http://www.sewusa.com/Threading_Diagrams/Threading_Pages/Singer_Sewing_Machine_Threading/singer_2001_touch_tronic_threading_diagram.htm

Here is a good place for other free solutions, as well as if you need parts for your vintage machine.
http://www.tandtrepair.com/Athena2000.html

Hope this helps!

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