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4210 stitches without problem for about 4 inches, then slowly grinds to a halt.

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Am wondering if there is a problem with threading--ie, mis-threaded, thread looped around thread guide or the spool pin, thread catching on a burr. Remove all the thread. ALWAYS RAISE the presser foot and rethread from the beginning. Verify the thread path is correct.

Otherwise, may need service.

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