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Olympia typewriter carriage not moving and keys not responding

Pulled this old typewriter out of storage and turned it on. Worked for a millisecond then the carriage blocked and the keys stopped responding. I tried pressing code when powering on and pressing code & online, but nothing has happened. Is there anyway to fix this?

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Turn it off and see if the carrier will move back and forth by hand if it will but feels a little gummy spray a little WD40 on the silver shafts that it slides on. If it won't move by hand look for debris in the carrier area.

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Posted on Sep 19, 2011

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