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Husband threw away foot pedal on my brand new machine, only used it once. where can i find a new one

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You want a new husband? I'd have murdered mine - he knows to stay out of the sewing room and especially don't touch my scissors. I even put a padlock on the handles of my fiskars shears once to keep them safe. LOL

But seriously, you'll need to order a new foot pedal from a dealer or agent for the manufacturer of your machine. You don't say what make and model.

But some websites to try if you are in USA on 110V would be www.sewingpartsonline.com www.sewusa.com or the website of your machine, ie if its a singer try www.singer.com.

Firstly identify the make and model, there should be a serial number plate on the side of the machine beside the power inlet usually which should give you this info.

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It doesn't have a foot pedal or a manual. trying to figure out how to use it


Um, you're not going to be able to use your machine if there is no foot pedal. You can search the internet for a manual by inputting Brand + Model + the word "Manual." Then find a dealer for your machine brand in your area to buy a foot control or locate one on the internet. Be sure to confirm that the foot control will work on your Brand and Model.

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have a service technician check it out
It could be a faulty control pedal or leads or motor

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