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Simplicity Serger SL370 - Motor runs but it doesn't sew

Hi,

I have Simplicity SL370. I haven't used it in a while and when I turned it on it didn't work. The light comes on and the motor seems to be running but the machine doesn't sew at all. No movement at all.

Does anyone have a suggestion??

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  • syntaxws May 13, 2009

    Hello,



    Thank you for leading me in the right direction. I took the bottom off to spray the WD 40 and noticed that the problem was the thick black rubber band that make the wheels turn was not properly attached it fell out of place. I put it back and it works now.



    Thanks again.

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Years ago I had the same problem with a sewing machine. Took it to a repair shop which cost me $25.00 for the fix. Asked the repairman what he did and was told that he exposed the bottom of the machine and sprayed the entire area twice with wd-40.

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