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My Janome Excel 23x will not reverse. Any ideas? Louise

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Mine had the same problem... If you can take it apart...the part that should slide back and forth inside just needs to be oiled with machine oil.  Slide it back and forth a couple of times after oiling it and it should start to work,

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In base, there is a collar around bottom shaft that is "glued" with old oil & lint...needs to be cleaned with alcohol, then lube.

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