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I have a Kenmore Sensor Sew 70 mdl #19501 it is stuck in reverse. How do I get it to go forward when I sew?

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SOURCE: Machine sews only in reverse

Be sure you are in the correct stitch pattern...if you are on a buttonhole stitch or a stretch stitch it normal for the machine to sew backwards. Be sure your length is to the right of 0 and not in a strtch stitch model or buttonhole mode.

Bonnie

Posted on Jul 29, 2008

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If it does not come ON.Then it can be issue with power supply cord or there is a short in control board.First the power has to be checked to the machine on board.It has to be checked by meter.If there is no power, then its short in the power supply wire cord.But if there is power to the board, then its short in the control board.The connectors on the board needs to be checked.Also unplug the plug in connectors from the control board.Then reconnect it after 10 minutes then recheck.In some cases, this resets the board and it comes ON and machine starts working.Done remove the soldered connections from the board, only the plug in connectors.---------- This should help.Keep updated.Thanks.Helpmech.

Posted on Apr 06, 2011

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