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Screen display locked

The screen is locked with 8.8 on everything. The machine sews but can't change to anything.

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Re: screen display locked

There is a small dimmer dial just below the display, it is turned up all the way. Sometimes the dial breaks and won't work, a repair shop is needed for this.
Hope that helped.

Posted on Jan 31, 2009

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