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I have a Pfaff 1471. Last week it semed to be fine. The next day when I turned on the power switch the control panel did not come on. After turning it off and on a few times the control panel came on but would go off as soon as I stepped on the foot pedal. I was turning it off and on and accidently had my foot on the pedal when I turned it on and it started working. It worked for a few days just fine. This morning the control panel would not come on again, after trying several times it finally came on once and immediately went off again.The book mentions a fuse but mine is a 110 volt electric machine so I think my fuse is maybe on an electronic control panel. Does that sound like a loose connection or possibly a fuse that is going out. The only close (1 hour away) Pfaff dealer is one I'd rather not use. I called another shop that carries another brand . He said it would cost as much to replace the control panel as me looking at his used machines. I told him I really don't need or want a new machine. He said I could bring it in and he can look at it. He said he has had good luck in resurrecting them. I told him I thought maybe it was a loose connection or a fuse on the control board. He said that a new mother board is not available because my machine is so old. Is that because he can't get it because he is not a Pfaff dealer or are they not available? What do you think the problem is and what do you suggest?

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You need a new baseplate, dont let anyone tell you different.
The control board is just a few buttons and a screen.
Yes you will need to take your machine to a pfaff shop and they will need to remove your base plate and mail it to pfaff for repair.
That is a great machine and will work better that the new machines on the market.
This repair should be around $300-$400.
Hope this helps

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