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Runs without depressing foot pedal

Plug in machine, flip switch on & needles move. You don't need to touch the pedal.

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    Katey Myers Mar 26, 2014

    this is a 14cg754 singer serger

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The foot pedal could be defective. This is a common failure.

Posted on Mar 26, 2014

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SOURCE: Needle doesn't move the problem isn't the foot pedal

Same problem with my 400. I took it in to dealer and they said main computer board on my machine would have to be replaced. Fortunately, they agreed to get it fixed for me. My machine is 2 years old. How old is yours? I wonder if this could be a manufacturer defect on the machine? Maybe this needs to be addressed with Viking Husqvarna Corporate.

Posted on Jul 24, 2008

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SOURCE: my machine has power, but foot pedal only makes needle go slowly

sounds like the contact in the foot peddle has failed try a new peddle

Posted on Jan 02, 2009

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SOURCE: kenmore 10 stitch needle won't move

hi there,
push or pull hand wheel clutch to engage
motion of needle and shutter.

if not check belt on downside of hand
wheel open cover motor,loosen bolt cover
see belt check if engage on pulley by
holding hand wheel move belt if
hand wheel move,if not tighten screw on
pulley from hand wheel and moter.
have a nice day and thanks

Posted on Apr 03, 2009

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SOURCE: singer 522 starts sewing at speed without the

Undo the foot control and take out the small square suppressor and throw it away, you don't need it anymore.

Posted on Dec 18, 2009

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SOURCE: My Viking 5710 starts to sew without any pressure on foot pedal

Mine does the exact same thing. I think the problem might lie in the cord to the foot pedal. The cord packs into the foot pedal for storage, which forces the cord to to remain bent during storage. I believe the wires in mind became damaged and broken so I took it apart and reconnected the wires at the spot where the connector meets with the wires. But I still don't leave it plugged in if I'm not using it, it could be a fire hazard.

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This is if pedal can be unplugged and you have access to volt meter (these are cheap enough under $20 and have other uses to support purchase) , set meter to measure continuity, set meter to lowest ohms to start. Before using on pedal touch the red and black leads together, touching the result should be zero on meter, not touching infinity or blank. Connect leads in various manners to the pins or sockets move pedal. If your meter reads a high number while moving pedal you have an open circuit.
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If you have knowledge of and access to a multimeter, you can test it. What working properly, you will find the following:
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