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My touch screen doesn't always work. Sometimes I have to touch all around the square and even then, it won't come on. At times, it stops working when I want to change patterns. It seems to work most of the time in the sewing mode, just problems when in the embroidery mode, Button response has shifted to the right about 3/8 of an inch. Previously it moved up a bit and a "servicing" corrected that, but in less than two months it's out of whack again. Help! I can't afford the shop bills.It otherwise works well.

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