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Wheelwriter 6 Won't Type

Good afternoon! I have a Selectric System/2000 Wheelwriter Typewriter 6747/6747-2 which has decided to stop typing. When you press a key, it will strike however nothing appears on the paper. We have tried changing the cartridge and nothing has helped. Could this be a setting that we have mistakenly hit or some sort of mechanical issue? Your help is greatly appreciated! Thanks!

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It is probably the print solenoid that has a broken cap. I have seen a few advertisers that sell the repair kit with instructions. It is fairly simple to repair.

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The plastic cap on the print solenoid is probably broken. We sell them with installation instructions for 20.00 including shipping. DickyO Cleveland Business Machines 216-241-0027

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