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No power to the motor it's plugged not humming when foot pedals down trying 2 pedals

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SOURCE: my machine has power, but foot pedal only makes needle go slowly

sounds like the contact in the foot peddle has failed try a new peddle

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If you know someone who is savvy in the mysteries of electricity, ask them to test the foot pedal to see if it is working and the socket on the machine to see if it is receiving power.

If you need a new foot control pedal - check the Internet for best prices - you will need the machine's model number.

If you take the machine to a dealer for service, ask what it will cost before making the trip.

The bench rate for just looking at the machine may not be worth it.

Posted on Oct 21, 2009

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SOURCE: machine not receiving power

Yes, there is 2 cords.

Posted on Aug 19, 2010

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Hi. I bought a Husq. Topaz 25 sewing/embroidery machine. I used it a few times with no problem. It sat, unused, for about a month, and the next time I tried to use it, the foot pedal didn't work.


Does the motor actually hum like it is trying to run? If so, the machine probably needs a thorough cleaning and oiling.

If the machine makes no sound at all, then it most like a problem with the foot control or power system. (Make sure it is plugged in securely.)

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Try turning the power switch on with the embroidery unit in place, insert the foot control. Then turn the power switch off, remove the foot pedal and turn the power on again. If that doesn't work, try inserting the foot pedal with the power switch in the off position, withdrawing it, then turning the power switch on.

Your motor was designed to shut itself down if it overheats or if stitching was interrupted. For instance, if your needle hit something solid and the needle bent or broke.

Generally, it will go on again in 10 minutes to 2 hours, depending on what the cause was. Occasionally, it can take longer. Using the foot pedal tends to reset the motor. I discovered this by accident one night, when I assumed that it was a Reset port and gently stuck the eraser end of a pencil in it until I felt resistance, then withdrew it. The machine had only shut down for about 3 minutes, but it turned right on again.

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Well, you are definitely getting power from the electric plug in.

Let's do some diagnostic work. Do you hear anything when you press the foot pedal? Any hum? Did you happen to leave it in bobbin winding mode?

your machine doesn't have a "sew" button for use without the pedal. So please rotate the hand wheel toward you as you press the pedal. Did the motor take over and sew?

If you know someone with a meter... have them test the pedal. (they will place probes on/in the part that plugs in which tests for shorts, etc.) If that tests ok... then we know it's something more than the pedal and it will need servicing by a Singer Tech.

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There is power to the foot control but not to the machine to make it sew


If foot pedal alows you to control the speed of the machine. They do go bad occasionally. If your machine motor plugs into the foot pedal unplug it and try it in a wall outlet if able. This will tel you if the machine motor is good or bad. Plug a lamp with a regular bulb(incandesent not flourescent) into the foot pedal. As you press the pedal the bulb should get brighter. This will tell you if the pedal control is good. Be sure the lamp is in the on position. If this is helpful, Please leave Feedback.
Thanks, SnugglePants

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