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Can turn typewriter on but the wheelwriter will barely move when hitting the space key and makes a skipping sound. It sounds as if it the wheelwriter is lodged. Sometimes code 215 with a small block will appear. I used the typewriter yesterday and everything seemed to be find but when I came in this morning the typewriter was doing the above.

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First look inside the typewriter for forgien objects and debris, Then put some libhe oil (WD40 works well) on the shaft that the print head slides on.

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Posted on Oct 09, 2008

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