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Needle stuck in left position

I just bought a Bernette 15 (London 5) and as I was learning what all the functions were, I noticed my needle, on normal stitching, is over on the left. I cannot get it to center out and the handbook that came with the machine is not helping. Most other stitches it centers out for, but the straight line stitching the needle veers left and if I were to try sewing with it like that it'd just bump into the pressure foot and/or the feeder. I'm at a loss and really want to use my beautiful machine.

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