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Singer 2638 - three "beeps" when the foot pedal is pressed

After sewing for a hour on the machine, I put my my foot down on the pedal and heard three beeps. The machine won't operate. The 'jam' problem does not have anything to do with the thread and bobbin. I cleaned, oiled and checked everything that I can think of and it simply won't operate. any ideas?

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When I stiches any cloth the thread gets lose on backside of cloth or some times it breaks how to solve is problem I am not understanding please help me.

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