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Stitch selection dial stuck

The switch selection dial on this machine is solid and will not rotate in either direction therefore stitch style cannot be altered. The back is off the machine and I can see a small cog on the end of the selection shaft which mates with a larger plastic one but I can see no way of releasing it. Any knowledgable help would be appreciated

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To select stitches 11-21 you position the stitch length dial on the "SS" setting , and the pattern selecting dial on the desired stitch number. 

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make sure stitch length is in proper color area

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