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What can I do I have a Brother 885v31 made in China and the power board is dead. Is it possible to replace it and where can I get a new one. Not available in Australia

Sewing machine repair shop in Australia can not get a replacement board

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Don't mean to insult you, but have you contacted the Brother company directly ? I've had nothing but outstanding service from them, even on older devices, and as a result I have several Brother brand items. They've always provided the very best service I could hope for, though if a machine is past a certain age, they may no longer have parts either. The curse of planned obsolescence.

I also see a great many parts for all kinds of machines on Ebay, so it is often worth checking on there, or sites like it, if the company cannot help. Surprising sometimes what can turn up on there.

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You can get a manual at www.ifixmachines.com or you could try www.brother.com. Best bet is the general manual order form, I'd pay with paypal.com and they'll get you the manual or refund your money.

Good luck, that seems to be a older model

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If you have any problems with sewing machines with electronic boards or if the machine is computerised it is wise to take it to a specialist for repair.

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SOURCE: Jammed spool pin on a Brother CE5000 PRW sewing machine

Try a little oil and let it set befor pulling.

Posted on Nov 10, 2009

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