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My bernina sewing machine won't do zig zag stitch on one side. when i sew only one half of the sitch works.

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Sounds like its skipping stitches. The very first thing to do is put in a new needle. A dull needle will cause this for sure.
After that it may take a tech to make some adjustments.

1) The hook is slightly out of time. On this type mechanism, there is
a slight difference in timing for the different needle positions.

2) The needle bar is slightly too high.

3) The hook and needle are too far apart, and then the skipping would
be more apt to show up on light weight fabrics.

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