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How do I reset the timing on my Singer 7440 Advance?

The timing on my Singer 7440 Advance keeps getting messed up. I have had it fixed a few times, is there a way I can do this myself?

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If you have had this repaired several times, I am inclinded to believe that the shop is resetting the timing and after a little while it jumps time again. If this is correct, you probably have a gear that is defective. I have seen the gears where the nylon material did not set correctly and actually spins around on the metal. Since the nylon is intact, it does not appear broken and until the technician actually sees it spin, there is no way to know it is defective. You could take it back and ask the tech to check for that.

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