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Thread: Foot pedal for featherweight quit

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    Foot pedal for featherweight quit

    How do I fix the foot pedal for my featherweight? I thought it might just be lint buildup but that wasn't it. Don't know what to look for other than that.
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    Are you sure it's the foot control and not the motor?

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    That is what it was once before and the friend who fixed it for me (in 5 min or less) has moved away.

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    Easiest would be to swap out exact same controller & cord known good. Could also test for voltage or continuity with multi-meter if familiar with there use.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mom-6 View Post
    That is what it was once before and the friend who fixed it for me (in 5 min or less) has moved away.
    Did they work on the motor or the controller?

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    Will have to check with somebody who has such things. Also will see if another friend who said he had a repair manual for his vintage machine has the necessary info.

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    Could be a loose wire somewhere. Good Luck.

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    Anyone nearby you could compare yours with? Borrow foot pedal and cords?

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    My neighbor is going to check it out tomorrow.

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    I think you could get a new foot control. I got a new one last year but I kept my old one it has a loose wire, will probably get it fixed to keep it vintage. Brewer Sewing supplies has them.. your LQS could order one for you, they are about $25. I think don't remember...

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