Question about Lexmark Wheelwriter 6 Series II Typewriter

1 Answer

Need to reset all the margins on IBM Wheelwriter 10 Series II. The margin release button will not release the left margin.

Posted by on

  • Gary
    Gary May 11, 2010

    If you go to the right margin, does the margin release key work there? (Trying to see if keyboard is working)



    If it doesn't work on the right as well as the left, you need the keyboard replaced.



    If it does work on the right, you need to clean and oil the shafts that the carriage moves left and right on.



    If this model has a battery pack inside the ribbon area, take them out for 10 minutes with the machine off....then turn back on...(batteries store margins and tabs settings)

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Lexmark Master
  • 3,594 Answers

The problem may be that the carrier is binding on return, put some light lube (WD40 works well) on the silver shaft that the carrier slides on.

DicktO

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Change left margin on IBM wheelwriter 2000


To change the left margin, hit the return button which will take you to the left margin. Hit the margin release lever (mar rel) and then the backspace button to go farther to the left and stop where you want the margin to be. Hit left margin and that is where it will then be set.

May 09, 2014 | Lexmark Wheelwriter 3 Typewriter

1 Answer

How do I re-program my typewriter? the margins are too far in. IBM Wheelwriter 15 Series II


Go to the margin, press margin release, space or backspace to the desired location, press L. or R. margin.

DickyO

Dec 10, 2010 | IBM Office Equipment & Supplies

1 Answer

My IBM selectric II typewriter carriage stuck in right margin


Sounds like the return lever arm is not putting enough pressure on the return clutch, or the clutch is slipping. The exp key uses the same clutch but the pressure comes from your finger. Theres no way you can fix this yourself. Get an IBM mechanic.

Oct 14, 2009 | Lexmark Wheelwriter 15 Series II...

1 Answer

IBM personal Wheelwriter 2 margins not clearing


Return to the L. margin, touch the mar rel key top key on L. of the keyboard, backspace to location where you want the L. margin, touch the L. mar key. Put some WD40 on the silver shaft that the carrier slides on.

DickyO

Jun 24, 2009 | Lexmark Wheelwriter 5 Series II Typewriter

1 Answer

IBM Selectric II-return goes past the margin stop


The margin release mech. is probably gummy and allowing returns to go past the margin. If thi is a dual pitch machine see if the pitch selector lever will move easily. If not use some WD40 on the margin rack.

DickyO

Mar 11, 2009 | Lexmark Wheelwriter 15 Series II...

1 Answer

Wheelwriter 10 Series II


Try a little light oil on the printer shaft. WD40 works well.

DickyO

May 13, 2008 | Lexmark Wheelwriter 10 Series II...

2 Answers

Margin Problems


You are in auto return. Press code and R

This should doit

DickyO

Mar 10, 2008 | IBM Wheelwriter 30 Typewriter

1 Answer

IBM Wheelwriter 5 (Setting the Margin back to 5"


Sounds like you don't know how to set l. margin or you have some debris in the typewriter. Turn it off and see if the carrier will move back and forth by hand, if so turn it on 7 return to l. margin press mar rel key, backspace to where you want the margin and press l. margin key.

hope this helps

DickyO

Jan 15, 2008 | Lexmark Wheelwriter 5 Series II Typewriter

2 Answers

MARGINS


Move carrier to left margin press margin release, top left hand side of keyboard, back space to desired position and press L Margin key.  Margins will reset to default if batteries are dead.   Right margin simply space to whever you want the margin and press R Margin.

Oct 24, 2007 | IBM Wheelwriter 30 Typewriter

Not finding what you are looking for?
Lexmark Wheelwriter 6 Series II Typewriter Logo

204 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Lexmark Office Equipment & Supplies Experts

Roopesh S
Roopesh S

Level 2 Expert

228 Answers

Sanath Kumar V

Level 3 Expert

684 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18346 Answers

Are you a Lexmark Office Equipment and Supply Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...