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Some uppercase letters are not printing correctly

When trying to print uppercase letters, certain letters are not recognizable. If I take the daisy wheel out and reset it again, it will work once or twice if that letter is typed, but then goes back to doing the same thing again. Typical letters with this problem are the T, C, L, P. Any suggestions? Would this be the wheel or something in the typewriter?

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  • coastline Nov 12, 2008

    Everything seems to be loaded correctly, so I just replaced the daisy wheel that was causing the problem. The typewriter itself is working fine. Thanks for your help.

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Make sure ribbon and corr. tape are in properly and not interfering with the free movement of the printwheel. ribbon and tape should be between the two metal fingers and the cardholder. make sure the two fingers are not bent down into the printwheel. check the "fingers" on the printwheel to make sure they are straight. with the printwheel out of the machine, push the printhammer forward and release it to make sure it snaps back freely. if these seem to be okay then it could be a problem with the p/w motor or motherboard, and would need professional help.

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