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Knob at end of machine very very stiff and won't sew

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You probably need to take it to a repair shop. Always clean first. Most problems are cleaning issues. Look for a thread or lint caught in that area.

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Yes you can oil it, but you need a solvent, like terpentine, to clean the inside of old grease and sticky oil. Best done by a authorised technician.

Posted on Dec 06, 2007

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Your problem is most certainly with the buttonhole switch. Firstly: Look if the buttonhole lever, left back of machine, is push up in position. The beeping sound is a warning message. Secondly Remove the light cover, left of the machine, loosen back screw and remove left hand screw completely. Check for a small black electric switch, follow the brown and green elecrtic wire, just back of the light. If you push the BH lever up and down the switch finger should also move up and down. If it stays down, the machine will not work and give a beeping sound. If the switch finger is stuck, push it up with the BH in top position. Hope this will help you

Posted on Nov 03, 2008

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