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Hi, I have been given a beautiful Husqvarna Prisma 980 and the power seems to have stopped getting to the machine.. The first time I plugged it in it worked, all the lights came up where they are supposed to, then the second time nothing =( Some help would be appreciated as I would like to fix it instead of throwing it in the bin Thanks Vicky

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If you're really serious about getting this machine running, you need a service manual. Here is a .pdf download manual:
\015\012The power switch is always suspect, and connections to the computer boards (usually referred to as control boards) can be loose or slightly oxidized. Power supply boards can have bad capacitors that dry out after a few years and can break down. If they're metal or electrolytic caps, look for leaking or being split open. They're usually cylyndrical metallic parts, with 2 or 3 soldered legs.
\015\012Aside from these general things to check, the service manual will show you where any fuses are, and basically everything.
\015\012Good luck to you, hope this helps, and thanks for using FixYa.
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