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Lights blink and machine beeps

Out IMB Wheelwriter 1000 typewriter suddenly started beeping with the carriage moving back and fourth, and the lights blinking. Then it would suddently stop. 5 or 10 minutes later, it would do the same thing. This has been continuing now for 2 weeks. Is there a simple fix for this? We are most likely not going to replace it, but it does get used once a week to type on a blank form that otherwise isn't available on line.
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Check the flat connector that goes to the indicator lights the edge of the keyboard sometimes wears into itand causes a reset sequence.

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