Problem with Janome 300e Presser foot/needle

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Hi, I have had a Janome 300e for many years, most of which it has been packed
away. I have recently decided its time to make use of the machine but when I
turn it on it makes a hammering noise. The machine says lift the needle slowly
and raise presser foot. I have tried this many times but it is not making any
difference. I have checked to make sure there are no obstructions to the feed
dog etc. I have cleaned the machine inside and out. Nothing seems to work, Any
suggestions please

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