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Machine foot will not work

My machine foot will not work at all . The machine turns on but when you press the foot nothing happens. Anyone know where to get a foot for the 2040 that will not cost me an arm or leg. Thanks

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I took a foot control apart and couldn't put it back together again. Get a new one and save the trouble.

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Re: Machine foot will not work

Have you taken the foot control apart yet? What have you got to lose. Possibly something came loose that you can put back in place? There are small carbon contacts that may be put back in place. Just remember to put it back togeather the same way you took it apart. Or keep an eye on eBay and ask questions. Mostlikely a generic footcontrol will work. Good luck. Rick

Posted on Aug 22, 2007

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