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How can I loosen the release clutch knob on my sewing machine?

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It seems to be stuck....
how can I loosen the release clutch knob on my sewing machine? It seems to be stuck.
Submitted: 3 years ago.Category: Small Appliance
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Hi there,
If the the release clutch knob seems stuck, then the only thing that will unstick it is brute force.
You can try using a lever to help give you more leverage on the knob. Or get someone with strong hands to turn it for you :)
Check for a buildup of lint around the mechanism and clean it away to help prevent any sticking in future.
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