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I have an FFS180QC Sewing machine that I have only just

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Hi...I have an FFS180QC Sewing machine that I have only just started using. Today I followed the instruction manual on how to change the needle. The needle does not go all the way in up to the needle stopper.
JA: How long have you had your FFS180QC?
Customer: I've had it probably for a year but only started using it about a month ago.
JA: What have you tried so far?
Customer: Just kept following the instructions several times.
JA: Anything else you want the Electronics Expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: The only thing I noticed is that when I tried to push the needle up to the stopper it feels as if something is in the way. Also in the diagram on p.33 of the manual...section 5 shows a close up of the needle stopper...on my machine there is a small plate on top which is not shown in the diagram.
Submitted: 6 days ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Martyn Lloyd replied 6 days ago.

Hi, my name is Martyn.

I am happy to try and help work with you to try to get this resolved if I can.

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