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Machine motor is getting stuck

My machine is less than 2 years old. It is having some major problem, one that I can't find any information about. While sewing all of a sudden my machine will "go NUTS," the motor goes into super fast speed (faster than the fastest it goes with the presser foot) and it doesn't stop, even if I take my foot off the presser foot. It does this even at the beginning of sewing at the initial time I put my foot on the presser foot, it also does it while backstitching. I have cleaned the machine like it says and oiled it, but it didn't do anything to change this problem. This problem is getting worse now, I don't think I can sew anymore with it. It was a gift, so I don't have a receipt. Any suggestions on how to fix it or what is the matter with it? Thanks,

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Check the foot peddal that it is not sticking if it is take it down and service it.if that does not work the motor needs to service also or replace.goodluck.

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