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My Bernina 550 is poorly
It will only sew stitches of 4mm and won't reverse
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Date: 1/25/13 5:45 PM


I have just finished my daughter's bridesmaid dress and was hoping to make my dress for a wedding next Saturday.

Yesterday I noticed that the stitch was longer than expected - on the default which should be 2.4mm it was about 4. I could shorten it although it still did not match the display length.

Today it got worse and also refused to reverse.

Has anyone else had similar problems?

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Clare

Machines: Juki F600, Juki 654 serger, Bernina 550 for art work, Janome Coverpro 1000cp barely used
A Singer Featherweight Centennial and an old Necci in the loft waiting for TLC

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Date: 1/25/13 8:08 PM

I think my Activa230 starteddoing that just before the screen went dark. I had to have the L-print board replaced. You are probably still covered by waranty. Mine was $150.
Leslie

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Date: 1/26/13 10:27 AM

I hope it's not that poorly, am taking it to my dealer on Monday. I only got it last May

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Clare

Machines: Juki F600, Juki 654 serger, Bernina 550 for art work, Janome Coverpro 1000cp barely used
A Singer Featherweight Centennial and an old Necci in the loft waiting for TLC

http://art-by-clare.blogspot.co.uk/

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