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Thread: Knee lift woes

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    Knee lift woes

    I just banged into my knee lift on a Bernina 710 pretty hard and now it is loose. The inner connection moves around. Do you know about repairs for this?

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    Sorry I don't, but I hope you find it a reasonable fix, as I know I would really miss mine if I didn't have it! Good luck!

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    Your Bernina dealer will be able to fix it for you. The knee lift on mine quit working and I took it in and they fixed it, no problem.
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    You probably need a knee doctor????????
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    Thanks for your advice. Actually, I got a new rolling chair and pushed off too hard to move back to the machine from pressing some blocks.

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    If it is really the inside connection knocked loose, you need a dealer repair. If the knee lift piece that sticks out is bent or warped, that is a relatively inexpensive (for Bernina!) part you can buy at the shop. The knee lifts themselves are made of a soft metal that is supposed to give before the internal component, or so says my repair guy.

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    Thanks, Pam. I'm going to take it in next week, hoping it's not too expensive.

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    I have one on one of my straight stitch only machines. I use the machine a lot but, never used the knee lift. I tried it and didn't like it.
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    I hope they can fix it for you!! I never had a knee lift before getting my new machine and I'm already addicted to it! I'd be lost without it. I kept forgetting to use it at first but after making 22 9P using 1.5" strips, I would never want to be without it again! Developing the habit is the main part!
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