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Viking is skipping some stitches when it is on zigzag

I noticed the last couple of times I used the zigzag stitch that every few inches it would do straight stitches instead. I was sewing thick fleece last time and the top thread was also breaking often. The machine is about 25 years old and I haven't ever needed repairs or gotten it "tuned up", whatever that means!

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    I need to change stitch from straight stitch to zigzag stitch


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These are great machines but after 25 years there are probably a lot of problems that need to be fixed. It could be as easy as buffing or replacing your needle plate. If you take it in for service (and can actually find someone who is good with this machine) you will probably pay $200 to $400 to get it back to 'factory' state.

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