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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 or you could try Best bet is the general manual order form, I'd pay with and they'll get you the manual or refund your money.

Good luck, that seems to be a older model

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