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The first time the machine was used it jammed. I hadn't been touched since and as I was trying to determine what was wrong when I discovered that the shuttle hook basically falls out of the machine. Don't know if a part is missing that should hold it in place. The shuttle race cover and the latches are in place.

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Take it to your nearest Sears store and go right to the sewing machine department, they are usually very helpful and can tell you if it needs service or not. Take your manual with you.

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