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On my IBM Wheelwriter 6 my Code Cap does not work.

When I strike the L or P or = keys the carriage does not move it stays in place.

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    The wrong language setting for the IBM wheelwriter 6 can make it appear as if the keyboard is broken. Using the "CODE" key and "X" can toggle the Language light OFF. You can turn a language on via
    "CODE" + "X" + ID # (which can be found on the printwheel module)

    My issue was similar. Capital M would appear light on paper. Most of the keys on the right hand side (p[]l;'m,./) printed lightly notably l p and m

    Reference Wheelwriter-6-II.pdf manual from lexmark.com page 5-2 of the "Operator's Guide"

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I found the owners manual and turned off the language key. This let everything work as it was suppose to.

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