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I sewed small zig zag stitches with no poblem but when sewing a larger zig zag stitch, the machine is noisy, and 2 needles\r\nhave broken. whats wrong?

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I would call Brother, at 1-877-276-8437 and find out what they think is the problem, and have them advise you where to take it. In the meantime, make sure nothing is up in the shaft where you needle goes in, try to clean it out. That is really a strange problem. Good luck.

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