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The thing that's supposed to move to strike the letter against the paper isn't working. I press a key, the letter wheel turns but nothing ends up on the paper. I love this thing and hope I can fix it !

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There is a plastic cap on the end of the print solenoid plunger whichis probably broken. They are available fron us for 15.00 including postage but can be a little tricky to install

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Posted on Dec 09, 2008

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