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Check under the ribbon, in front of the carrier, there is a ribbon/ stencil button. Push the button in the middle. The ribbon mechanism may be in stencil.
Posted on Nov 23, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Make sure the ribbon cartridge lever is closed and that the ribbon is on the outside of the shock wire (where the ribbon exits the left side of the cartridge)
Posted on Jan 21, 2008
Go to lexmark.com and click your way to publications there you can get instructions and pictures of installation. Remember there are 2 different ribbons for Selectric III,s.
Posted on Sep 21, 2009
When the lever closes does the driver move to the right and aganist the ribbon, they get gummed up and stay opened. If this is a generig ribbon the top of the ribbon cassette will sometimes get in the way. If the ribbon isn't lifting you may be in stencil .
Posted on Jan 29, 2010
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