When you turn it on this happens.the wheel spins and stops carrage moves left to right and stops the 3 leds blink 1 11/2 2 and the keys dont work I might of hit the wrong buttons i was tryin to set lf and rt margins
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Re: IBM Weelwriter 5
You probably need a new keyboard. Check and make sure the 2 keyboard connectors are secure in the main board. Open the top cover and look down by the keyboard and you will see the connectors. Keyboard costs about $ 75.00 to repair. Plus labor for a repairman to replace it.
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The problem is either something is interfering with the carrier movement OR the carrier homing sensor is broken/defective. First, turn off the power and manually move the carrier to the right side frame, check for foreign objects in the machine (pens, pushpins, paper clips etc.). Put some oil (10 weight) on a cloth and clean the chrome shaft that the carrier travels on.(by the rubber cogged belt). This is a common problem. If the sensor itself is the problem, take to a repair shop.(not common)
First put in a milti part form or a carbon, type, if it prints in the copy your ribbon isn't lifting, if this is the problem put some WD40 ON THE UPPER AND LOWER RIBBON MOTOR, IT IS just below the ribbon deck on the right. If there is no print the print solenoid cap is probably broken.
We sell the cap for 20.00 includes instructions and shipping.
If the carrier (print head) goes to the left when you turn the T/W on then try this.
Return to the L. margin, press mar rel key, backspace to the location that you want the margin, press L. mar key the wheel should spin and reset the margin.