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I have a Husqvarna Viking Quilt Designer II that the reverse button does not reverse. It continues to sew forward when I hold and press the reverse button. Thank you for your help.

If, the machine has been sitting, take a hair dryer and heat where the reverse lever is. Try this, it worked on mine. If, that does not work, try cleaning and oiling your machine according to your manual.

Nov 19, 2017 | Husqvarna Sewing Machines

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Will not sew in reverse when reverse button pushed

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Reverse not working. Pressing the reverse button isn't engaging the machine in reverse - the light has gradually stopped coming on, it appears to be disconnected.

take your machine to a Viking dealer and have them check it out. it probably has a worn 8 button keypad. the reverse button is usually the first to wear out. this not a DIY project.

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My singer 4210 will only work in reverse

The reverse button may have loosened check for looseness and tighten if possible

Oct 30, 2014 | Singer Inspiration 4210 Mechanical Sewing...

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Husqvarna viking sewing machine reverse button not working

yes, it's possible that the button needs to be replaced and it's also possible that a part could be broken or loose inside the machine, it would be a good idea to have the machine checked..

Feb 03, 2014 | Sewing Machines

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My sewing machine now only sews in reverse

Maybe there's a problem with the reverse and forward button.

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Sep 26, 2012 | Sewing Machines

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Reverse button dose not work

if the gear or button that works the reverse is worn or broken or come loose then it would have to be fixed at a sewing machine shop

Mar 05, 2012 | Singer Sewing Machines

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Janome New Home mx3123 reverse button not working

1/28/13 - I have Janome Harmony 2049 that was initially sewing forward with no reverse and then after about 12 inches of sewing would ONLY sew in reverse. After spending an hour getting the plastic housing off...I was able to locate the shaft that made the reverse. It needed lubrication and after working it in and unjamming the part from the down position, the forward and reverse now work!
Huh, right? Hope it continues to work well. It is a smooth running machine, otherwise. Good luck!

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Machine sews only in reverse

Be sure you are in the correct stitch pattern...if you are on a buttonhole stitch or a stretch stitch it normal for the machine to sew backwards. Be sure your length is to the right of 0 and not in a strtch stitch model or buttonhole mode.


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Reverse stitching problem

There are 4 buttons just above and to the right of the needle on the face of the machine. The second button from the bottom is the reverse.

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