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Because you say all was working for a while before this latest event, it will be the supressor that has failed, they are generally in the foot control (some machines have them in the main body near the power inlet) and it needs to be removed, it only stops interference to Radio & TV and is not necessary for correct function...............your nose will tell you if it is in foot pedal or inside the machine..

Unplug from mains, undo cover/s and find the electronic looking item which is cracked, burnt & probably oozing brown goo and smelling like burned plastic only worse.... Simply remove this from the circuit, clean the region with some denatured spirit, methanol or similar, wait until completely dry and re-assemble....this should fix the problem of the machine "running on" by itself....as to whether you have done a good job of the initial electrical repair, only you will know that.

By the way, how's the dog ? Guess the machine was not plugged in at the time !!

Posted on Feb 10, 2008

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Posted on Feb 22, 2008

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If you can get acess to or borrow another foot pedal to try I would do this first any of the Activa, Artista range fit to try. The fault may not be in the foot pedal but in the main CB of the machine. This can give a fualt of lights on but no motor drive. In this case the board would need replacing by a technician. Hope this may help.

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There is a thing called a suppressor which is normally located in the foot control which has fused, you need to open the foot control and you should see a a small thing that looks liuke a fuse connected to the two terminals which you need to take out and discard because you don't need it any more, if you don't have on in the control then it will be on the motor which means you will have to take it in for repair.

Posted on Jun 27, 2009

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Can I use my Bernina Activa 145 walking foot on a Bernina Bernette715?


I'm guessing, but don't think they are interchangeable. From what I've read, the Bernette is actually made by Janome. It appears that the Bernette uses snap-on presser feet and also has a low-shank. The Bernina 145 uses a special peg-in-a-hole design to attach to the machine, although snap-on feet can be used on Bernina machines with a special snap-on adapter. But from the photos, I could locate on the internet, it appears the shank on the 145 is longer. If still in doubt, contact a Bernina dealer.

http://www.sewingpartsonline.com/bernina-145-sewing-machine-parts.aspx

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Bernina activa 145. suddenly the machine doesn't stop stiching. it continues stitching at a lower speed. help it's driving me nuts !


There are a few possible issues that could cause this. Over time the carbon contacts inside the foot control can corrode and send a faulty signal to the machine. It is also possible that one of the needle stop sensors is out of place or faulty. These are the two most likely causes of this symptom, however it could be caused by a number of things including a faulty main PC Board. My recomendation would be to take your Activa to the nearest BERNINA dealer and repair center to get it checked out.

Sep 30, 2015 | Bernina Sewing Machines

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Can Bernina walking foot with soles and seam guided used on Activa 210 be used on 16 yr old Bernina Activa 230????


Please be advised that the newer machines (Classic models) such as the 130-180 and up, have a totally different geometry. This is to say that the older machines have a shorter distance from the center of the presser bar to the needle center. The newer machine design was increased to provide space for needle threaders etc. Older machines will use an older Walking foot model (still available).

Feb 27, 2014 | Bernina Activa 130

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Attachments for 140 activa


Do you mean a presser foot to sew rolled hem or shell hem edges?
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If so, the Bernina website lists the accessories here:http://www.bernina.com.au/product_detail-n25-i61-sEN.html

Bernina feet 68 and 69 are rolled hem/shell, just different widths. However, I think the feet for the Activa are the new 3 digit numbered feet? I know there is the old style and new style attachment system for Bernina feet, if you look at the presser feet you got with the machine, they will have a code on the front of the foot; buy any new feet with same code format.

As to where to buy, I always start with the manufacturer/distributor in my country first. So start with www.bernina.com, go to your country, then "contact us" page and give the local office a call. They should be able to confirm the exact foot code you need and sell it to you or direct you to a local dealer who can.

Nov 14, 2011 | Bernina Activa 140

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My second-hand Bernina Activa 140 came with a vertical spool pin (I think that's what it is ;)). I cannot find anything in the manual that tells me how to attach it, and use it. Can you help?


It is on page 15 of the Activa 145 manual, sorry, I can't find your actual model manual on line. But if you go to the index of your manual and look for "Supplementary SPool Pin" it will refer you to the page

If you have trouble with using it then go to www.bernina.com choose English, then "Contact Us" page and ask them via this email enquiry screen. I see that they have quite a few manuals there to download too which is very handy.

Oct 10, 2011 | Bernina Activa 140

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On other Berninas you are able to take one stitch and end the stitch with the needle in the down position. I can't seem to find a lever, button or anything to allow me to do that on my Bernina Activa...


If you don't see a button that you can select for needle up / down, then you can't. Your foot control might might have a symbol at the lower side that shows and up / down arrow. If so you can tap the bottom edge of the foot control and the machine will half cycle, stopping with the needle in the down position.

May 12, 2011 | Bernina Activa 140

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HOW TO THREAD IT


You can download a manual for the Activa 145 from here, http://www.bernina.com.au/webautor-data/888/0305295204_0303_a135-a145_EN.pdf

threading route should be the same for your model.

May 05, 2011 | Bernina Activa 140

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How do I make a button hole with my Bernina Activa 140?


If you go to http://www.bernina.com.au/webautor-data/888/0305295204_0303_a135-a145_EN.pdf you can download a manual for the Activa 145, I suspect that the instructions would be very similar for buttonholing.

Feb 12, 2011 | Bernina Activa 140

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I can''t remember the steps to make a button hole using my Bernina patchwork 140. I have the # 3 foot. What button do I push to turn the corner manually?


you can download a manual for the Activa 145 here, buttonholing steps would probably be very similar for your model
http://www.bernina.com.au/webautor-data/888/0305295204_0303_a135-a145_EN.pdf

It says you sew one bar, then press the reverse button and the automatic function then sews the bar tacs, other side, bar tack and finishes.


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