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MY BROTHER ML100 TYPEWRITER WON'T TYPE CORRECT LETTERS

I HAVE INSERTED THE DAISY WHEEL AND HAVE PRESSED CODE RESET, CHECKED KEYBOARD SELECT IS SET TO STANDARD BUT STILL NOT TYPING CORRECT LETTERS

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SOURCE: DAISY WHEEL

after you lock in the wheel and ribbon carriage you have to hit CODE - RESET and then it should align back together. thanks!

Posted on Aug 03, 2007

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SOURCE: Brother ML300 Typewriter

Is the hammer striking the paper? What letters print when you press a key? Can you determine if the printwheel is turning?

Posted on Dec 30, 2007

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SOURCE: changing daisy wheel on brothers typewriter

At the right side of the printwheel there is a black lever pull it towards you and the P/W will release.

Posted on Jan 02, 2009

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SOURCE: HELP..BROTHER DAISY WHEEL TYPING RANDOM LETTERS AND SYMBOLS

Check to see if your pitch setting is in PS if so try 10 or 12.

DickyO

Posted on Feb 12, 2009

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SOURCE: HELP..BROTHER DAISY WHEEL TYPING RANDOM LETTERS AND SYMBOLS

Press the Code button and the Q/Reset button at the same time and the wheel will spin and go back to the correct place.

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

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SOURCE: My typewriter (Brother GX-6750) does not print correct letters

look for bent or broken spokes on daisy wheel .turning unit off for 20 seconds and back on should reset the daisy wheel home position. probably the daisy wheel.

Posted on Nov 12, 2009

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Check that the daisy wheel is properly installed and if the ribbon has been used up. Try pressing and holding CODE and then press Reset. (This needs to be done after the daisy wheel, correction tape or ribbon is replaced.)

The daisy wheel has a protruding ear that should be on the top right. To remove, open the cover, pull the lever towards you and lift the wheel by that ear. To reinsert, insert the wheel in the slot and press down gently. Then slide the lever forward to lock the wheel in place. Then close the cover and reset the carrier (CODE+Reset). Make sure that the ear is to the top right when you reinstall the daisy wheel.

The amount of ribbon left can be determined by looking through the viewing hole on the right hand side of the cassette when the cover is open.

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Your daisy wheel letters are bended not straight.

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Brother ML100 Typewriter:All of the sudden, it just won't type. It seems the 'hammer' doesn't hit the daisywheel. We've replaced the daisywheel, corrective tape, ribbon and still it goes through the...


Ok,there could be two possibilities ,1, The daisy wheel may not be seated in properly. Of course I assume that the print side of the daisy wheel is facing the platen and that when the typewriter is switched on the print unit makes its customary re-setting motion and that the daisy wheel spins around at the same time. if this does not happen make sure that the lock-in lever for the daisy wheel is pushed home.. I am sure that you do all these elementary things so the only other possibility is the the hammer seleniod is not fully functioning and would have to be re-placed....Good luck!

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