My serger will turn on, but won't run

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Perhaps someone might be able to help me.  
I was given a Kenmore serger from a friend. I threaded it, plugged it in an
d turned it on. The light turns on but when I press the pedal, nothing happ
ens. At the time my sewing machine had the same pedal so I tried switching  
them, thinking it was a problem with the pedal but nothing changed.
Would anyone have any ideas on whats wrong, or how to fix it?

Re: My serger will turn on, but won't run


Perhaps someone might be able to help me.
I was given a Kenmore serger from a friend. I threaded it, plugged it in and  
turned it on. The light turns on but when I press the pedal, nothing  
happens. At the time my sewing machine had the same pedal so I tried  
switching them, thinking it was a problem with the pedal but nothing  
changed.
Would anyone have any ideas on whats wrong, or how to fix it?

If you step on the pedal and you hear a sound but nothing moves it would  
likely be the belt. If you hear nothing and have tried a known working foot  
control Likely a motor problem.
That said it is impossible for anyone to diagnose a machine they do not have  
in hand.
Perhaps a trip to your friendly local repair shop is in order.

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Ron Anderson A1 Sewing Machine
18 Dingman Rd Sand Lake, NY 12153
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