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Using Bernina 180. Power it off, return to it within 5 minutes, power up and there is no response, no lit screen, no beginning motor sounds, nothing. It is used with a power always on- surge protector at all times. Any ideas

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I suspect you have a loose power plug inside on the circuitboard. Take it to the dealership. Or risk static shock to the circuitboard by not grounding yourself when taking the one screw out the back, popping off the board and checking the plugs.
Rick

Posted on Sep 05, 2010

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