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My machine makes a terrible squealing noise when I sew a little faster what could be the cause of that?

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Does the machine have a belt? Check your owners manual for replacement.

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A high pitched squealing noise on a Janome MC3000 is often caused by a dry idler pulley either on the motor belt or the timing belt. These pulleys need a small amount of lubrication from time to time to prevent squealing. If there is no unprecidented tightness when turning the handwheel, this is likely the problem, and is mostly just annoying. It is unlikely that any serious damage has occured, and this problem can fairly easily be solved by a reputable sewing machine repair technician.

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