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Hello, I have my Mom's Riccar r1500 out of storage and need some help. the needle is stuck!

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Since the machine has been in storage, most likely it hasn't had any service (cleaning & oiling) for a long time. The old oil tends to dry out and stick things together. Your machine probably needs a very thorough cleaning & oiling.

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