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I put in new Brother ribbon - won't type. I hit code reset.

The key strikes, but it doesn't seem to be hitting the ribbon.

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MAKE SURE THE RIBBON IS INSTALLED CORRECTLY AND IS BETWEEN THE TWO METAL "FINGERS" AND THE CARDHOLDER AND THE PRINTWHEEL IS LOCKED INTO PLACE (JUST PUSH FORWARD ON THE BLACK LEVER TO THE RIGHT OF THE PRINTHAMMER

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