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Knee pedal does not work

When i try to use knee pedal ,all it does it lifts the hook.

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You must be talking about the free hand system that does exactly what the other guy just said: it lifts the presser foot so you can maneuver your fabric with both hands. You still need to plug in your foot controller for the floor.

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I think what you mean is that it lifts the foot. That is what its supposed to do. Some of the older ones it could be used for a speed control (30-40 years ago).The knee BAR is there to lift the foot for you so you can turn fabric etc. without having to reach behind and lift it. It acts as a third hand. You must have a foot control which plugs into the small hole on the right side of the machine.
Hope I helped.

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