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I have Excellence 740. Only started using it yesterday. Pieced I have the Elna Excellence 740 and only yesterday started using it. I pieced several blocks. Took a break. When I started to sew again there was a loud clanking sound. I stopped the machine. Since I had only very minimal training I am at a loss as to what to do. I checked the manual and did not get enough informatio. Is there a service center near Miami, Florida? I do not want to mess around with this lovely machine.


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