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IBM Wheelwriter #3 not printing correctly.

Wheelwriter 3 The bottom half of the letters and numbers is not picking up the ink. The ink cartriage works in another #3 so we know it is the typewriter that has the issue.

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Hi:

Make sure that the ribbon is snapped down all the way. Also take the palms of your hands and press down on the platen (black rubber roller ) firmly and see if it clunks when you do it. Sometimes the platen can pop up slightly and this will cause the problem you talked about.

Good Luck

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Posted on Jun 27, 2009

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