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Machine jamming up

My 3 month old machine keeps jamming up--it begins to run more slowly, with the engine straining, until it stops completely. The handwheel barely turns manually, when forced I can hear a loud clicking noise. The bobbin compartment is clean, there is no thread or fabric caught anywhere, and the machine is properly oiled. I've taken the housing apart completely and cannot determine any reason for this jamming--everything seems to be in its proper place. A few times the problem seems to have worked itself out, the machine began running smoothly again, but then it started straining to run again, and now I can't get it to budge. Has anyone ever heard of this?

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It could be a problem with the motor, you might need to see a repairman

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