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IBM Selectric - keys will not come back up

I was just given an IBM Selectric that has not
been used in 15 years. It looks like new and
the letter prints, but the key will not come back
up. There are a couple of keys that will come back
up.

Thanks for any advice.

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  • marymistrett Feb 17, 2009

    thanks - I guess I'll have to find out who does this

    and how much it would cost.

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This is not an easy repair, the keylevers and trip pawls get gummy over the years it needs a chemical cleaning an lubrication.

DickyO

Posted on Feb 12, 2009

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