... and you put a new battery in, right?
Originally Posted by Terry Breedlove
I think the problem may be what Som is referring to; at least it was for me. Same thing happened to me with a "new to me FE". Under the bottom plate, on the winder end, are some levers. On mine it was obvious that one got jammed. I wish I could tell you definitely which lever to look for, but I can't. I took off the bottom plate and very gently manipulated the wind arm and could see the jammed lever. The jammed lever was easily unjammed with a very gentle push by a small screwdriver. Once unjammed it has never jammed again. Whatever you do, proceed cautiously.