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Touch Tronic 2001 singer Brand

The stitch length will not lengthen beyond #7 and part of the display on the numbers wont show up. Are these machines repairable? It's 30 years old. Yikes.

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  • Frannie10 Jun 13, 2008

    Thank you very much and that's exactly what I thought. I think it may be best for me to purchase a new machine.

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Hi, I have this same machine (I have 2 actually) and I LOVE this machine. There is a reset button underneath the machine - press that and chances are everything will work like normal again. And yes, these machines are repairable. I needed new gears on mine in January - it cost around $120 but it was well worth it. This machine will run forever. I looked at buying a new one and they are cheap plastic and in my opinion not worth it. Good luck!

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    Kathleen Adams Nov 10, 2013

    I also have one , but have problems with it , two sewing repair people have worked on it. It breaks of the thread while i am sewing and the bobbin thread tangles up, i have to keep stopping and rethreading it and untangling the bobbin thread. The second repair person said it doen't have the motor mount i paid the first guy for, It was over a year so i didn't call him on it , but i didn't buy the newer machine he wanted to sell me either , plus i don't recommend him to others who want their machine fix either.

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