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Singer Foot Control/Motor Capacitor

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This part is called a capacitor or often called a condenser, its is used inside the foot control of a sewing machine, or its motor or inside the off/on switch. From time to time it will burn out and need to be replaced, usually when it burns our you will get a strong smell with a puff of smoke.

We will not list the machines this will fit as there are thousands, if you need advice please call us.

This capacitor is approx 17mm x 10mm x 4 mm deep. It most probably will not look the same shape as the original one you need to replace, but it will do the same job when fitted correctly.

Also please note, because this part is now not manufactured by a sewing machine manufacture it is sourced else where and may have shorter leads than the image or original. The short lead type is ideal for fitting on to motor PCB's, but the leads may need to be extended for fitting into foot controls.

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Brand Bernina, Brother, Elna, Frister Rossman, Janome, Silver, Jones, Riccar, Newhome, Singer, Toyota
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  1. By Charles Rogers

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    When I plugged in my mum's old 507 model and went upstairs for a tape measure, I suddenly heard the machine going full speed all on its own! I really thought, "well that's done it" until I went on-line to discover that others too had experienced the same. I soon found a failed capacitor in the foot-pedal to be the likely cause and ordered one up as a spare part. It arrived within two days and once I had found how to open the foot pedal (one of the two screws was concealed under the adhesive pad), replacing the part took only a couple of minutes with nothing more than a screwdriver. Thank you Singer! Brilliant service.and machine now as good as new!

    Review by from Cheshire on

  2. By Tula Brown

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    I turned my sewing machine on and it just ran without me putting my foot on the pedal controller and it just wouldn't stop until I turned it off again. The engineer at Singer said it was the foot control capacitor that needed replacing. Ordered one - it was very reasonably priced and very quick to get here. Also it was relatively easy to fit it. Lets hope it lasts another 25 years!!!!

    Review by from Cornwall on

  3. By Stephen Marks

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    Sorted problem out. saved me a new pedal at £££

    Review by from Norwich on

  4. By RoyB

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    Superb delivery performance - solved the problem with the foot switch perfectly. What more can you ask for? Thank you.

    Review by from South Wales on

  5. By David Battisby

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    The old part burnt out with flames and smoke making it look really bad. We thought that was the end of the machine. However, your website and the feedback off others helped us realize it was just a capacitor that needed replacing. A prompt e-mail response from yourselves confirmed this. So for a couple of pounds we have rescued the old machine. A point to note is that the new part looks nothing like the old and is smaller, so I was not 100% sure it would be right. Fortunately it was.

    Review by from Church Stretton on

  6. By Brian C

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    My Jones sewing machine suddenly started to run on its own shortly after I plugged it into the mains. Having identified the problem as a faulty capacitor in the foot switch, I searched the internet for a replacement and discovered the Singer machine site. I rang up to check that it would work in my machine and then ordered the part. The capacitor arrived after two days, which seemed poor for first class post, but it was worth waiting for. It was relatively easy to fit in the foot pedal and everything is now working as it should.

    Review by from Cockermouth on

  7. By Bman

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    Easy to fit, rectifies the problems of poor motor performance or getting stuck on full speed. Excellent replacement to the original part.

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  8. By Andy.b

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    part was easy to fit and solved the problem all working again

    Review by from pontefract.west yorkshire on

  9. By Gerry

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    Hi Team
    Product good, service and delivery first class, 4 Star rating? Fiddly to extend leads for foot control Longer leads would make this item easier for both foot control and Motor and make for a much better product. However my machine is now back to new status. Thanks

    Review by from Somerset on

  10. By Bob

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    My Singer 533 foot control smoked and nearly caught fire, this unit had 2 capacitors burnt out. Replaced with 2 of above -- received 23 hours after ordering, extended legs to suit, clamped into controller, good job seems as good as new. Highly recommended

    Review by from Egham Surrey on

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