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IBM Wheelwriter 3 not striking ribbon onto page

I have a IBM wheelwriter that I have had for years without any problems. Recently while typing, the typewriter stopped printing on the page. The "tapper bar"is not striking the imprint onto the page, even though the typewriter keys keys are working. Is there something I can do/order to get typewriter working again?

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  • elisha297 Feb 23, 2009

    This just happened to me. I was typing along fine and then it just stopped striking. Where could the plastic cap have gone? I don't see any broken pieces anywhere. How do I purchase one of these and install it?

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There is a plastic cap on the print solenoid plunger that is probably broken, they are available but a little tricky to install.

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