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Types wrong letters

I have tried every way I can think of to insert the daisy wheel, but obviously there is one I haven't tried. It seats well, but if I type an "a" I may get an "h", (it changes everytime a re-insert the wheel), but it is consistent, I will always get an "h" for an "a" as long as I don't re-sert the wheel. I have tried hitting C reset, there is no beeping, but no change in the letters. Thanks for any help...

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Re: Types wrong letters

Check keyboard setting it is a international typewriter, hold down code key and press keyboard to USA? daisy wheel is bad or motor is out.

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