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Everything has lit up, have rethreaded many times, press the foot nothing happens. Iv'e only made one garment with it, similiar problem, and at one point it started sewing on its own.

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If, it is still under warranty take it in for service. If, it is not call Singer at 1-800-4singer customer service and ask why it would do that because it sounds like an electrical problem with it sewing on its own. Good luck, I hope that you do not have to pay anything.

Posted on Nov 13, 2010

Testimonial: "Thanks will do, I only got it in September so will take it, have tried again, all lit up but no movement its so frustrating as I have a garment I need"

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