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My face plate will go backwards and put the needle all the way down but when I turn it away from me it is like something is stuck. The needle will not go down.

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DO NOT TURN AWAY from you. You will mess up the timing and then you will need professional service. Why are you trying to go backwards? To reverse sew, you have a lever

Posted on Jan 01, 2011

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