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I was sewing last night an all of a sudden it just stop working i let it cool for 20 min and nothing what do i do could it be the moter it is a singer simple 3116

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There is probably lint or thread caught in the bobbin area and causing it to overheat. Call Singer at 1-800-4singer and they can advise you,

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