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Put new ribbon cartridge in ibm wheelwriter 3 not printing now

Just changed the ribbon & correction cartridge, but now it won't print help!

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  • hollywuwu Feb 24, 2009

    The same thing happened to me - IBM Wheelwriter 3 stopped printing, I installed a new cartridge & correction tape. Still nothing. It is striking, but not using the new cartridge. I can't tell for sure if the ribbon is lifting up as DickyO described, but nothing seems to be lifting up when I strike a key. Help!

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If the ribbon is lifting up you probably have a cracked print solenoid plunger cap. They are available but a little tricky to install.

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Posted on Feb 12, 2009

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