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We have an IBM 6747 electronic typewriter. When

We have an IBM 6747 electronic typewriter. When pressing an alpha or numeric key it doesnt go onto the paper, as if a magnet that pushes the key onto the paper has broke.

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On the rear of the print solenoid plunger is a plastic cap either white or yellow it is probably broken. They are available but a little tricky to install.

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