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The needle on my brand new singer simple sewing machine is not centered for straight stiching and only moves to the center when you set it on zig-zag mode. Is this how it's supposed ot be or is it defective? One would think that the needle should be centered with the center of the presser foot? Appreciate the help!

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  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    a needle dropped in side and destroyed only one gear the other was not damaged It sewssome programed setting but will not do #20, It will only stich straight on that setting? Its like it will not pick up that out side stich. Tony K Omaha

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I don't know the machine but most likely this machine is made for quilting like most of them these days. (One of mine is like this too.) It is set to the left of center. It's not defective. You might look in your manual to clarify it or call the dealer. If they think you want a new one, they will check the answer for you!

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