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The foot pedal for this machine keeps getting stuck which makes the machines motor struggle and churn instead of stopping, when you lift your foot off

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Put some spray lube on it or oil at the pivot and that should take care of it. Make sure the switch is making good and clean ,might want to spray that as well. Try and do a dry lube cause liquid lubes attract dirt.

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