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Half a zig zag

When set on 0 - straight stitch the machine does a semi straight stitch , it's like a tiny zigzag . Or a vert wonky straight line. When set on zigzag it produces a great straight line, but the left side of the zigzag stitch looking at top of material is missing . The hole is punched through fabric and almost forms the stitch but at last minute it disappears. Any suggestions gratefully received.

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