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Machine speens but not the needle...

Just started steeching the jeans.... I was about to finish so started doing reverse steeching and suddenly the machine runs but the needle is not moving making the jeans stuck with machine.

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Sounds like the motor belt has come off the machine. It needs to be serviced by an authorized husqvarna viking service technician. You can locate a dealer near you by visiting the husqvarna viking website and clicking on the Dealer link on the left-hand side of the page - http://www.husqvarnaviking.com

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