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WHEN TURN ON CARRIAGE STAYS TO LEFT AND BEEPS CONTINOUSLY.

KEYBOARD IS LOCKED, WILL NOT LET YOU DO ANYTHING? JUST BEEPS REALLY FAST. WAS FINE THEN NEXT DAY TURNED IT ON AND THIS HAPPENED? OLYMPIA MASTERTYPE 3. THANKS.

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  • dscahoon Dec 16, 2008

    I have the same problem carriage stays left and beeps insanely if any one has the answer let me know!



  • mjlong Dec 22, 2008

    I FOUND OUT THE REASON FOR MY PROBLEM WITH THE CARRIAGE STAYING TO THE LEFT AND BEEPING. IT WAS A PROBLEM WITH WIRING TO THE CARRIAGE. THEY DO GO BAD. IT HAD TO BE TORN COMPLETELY APART BY A REPAIRMAN. COST WAS $114.00 AND IF IT HAPPENS AGAIN NOT WORTH FIXING.

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MAKE SURE PRINTWHEEL IS LOCKED INTO PLACE OTHERWISE THIS OCCURES WHEN A MOTOR OR BOARD IS NOT WORKING. TAKE TO A REPAIR SHOP

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