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Not printing a letter when the key is pushed.

How do I correct the problem of not printing a letter when the key is pushed. It is intermittent and only on two keys K and X. I have never taken the machine apart nor do I really wish to. I assume something is allowing contact between the key and electronic part of the machine . since it is intermittent I assume it can be fixed.Guidance would be helpful.

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If you are lucky the Typewriter will have switches under the keys. You will need to take it to a repair centre to have the 2 switches replaced.

The other alternative is to replace the whole keyboard.

It may be worth getting a can of spray duster (air in a can) and seeing if you can blow out any crud that may be there.

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