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Advance problem. The item being sewed does not advance. It just stays in one place causing the thread to jam up. Cannot remove the plastic housing on the switch end to get at the parts that should advance the material being sewed. Fabric will not advance, causing thread to jam up. The teeth are all the way up and everything is clean of lint. The machine feeds fabric if I trial run it through without thread, however as soon as I add thread is when there becomes a problem and fabric will not run through machine. Please help!

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Your foot pressure is too high.
lower the pressure as mentioned in your manual and you should be alright

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