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My IBM 6783-2 will not print any letters and the hammer is not striking the wheel

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You have a bad print solenoid cap.
We sell them for 20.00 with instructions
.DickyO
216-269-3918

Posted on Feb 13, 2014

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Probably the platen isn't fully seated in the side frames. Check to be sure the black latches are lined up with the frames, then press firmly on both ends of the platen.

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DickyO

Posted on May 12, 2008

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Is the hammer moving at all? There is a rubber part on the I think left side of the ribbon hammer, down on the side of the printer. This will adjust the amount of impact. I really doubt if
this is the problem, but worth a try to look at. This part and I think it is a blue slide will move up and down to adjust the impact. Possible lubrication and there is a large spring that actually pulls that hammer forward, check to see if this spring is OK. Other than that electronic problems such as main board, printer motors, etc. Does hammer move freely by hand? Also mechanical binding in the printer... GOOD LUCK.

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SOURCE: the hammer does not strike

If this is an IBM wheelwriter you need the plastic solenoid cap.
We sell them for 20.00 includes S&H and inst.
216-241-0027

DickyO

Posted on Apr 09, 2009

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yes it was true that the cap was broken. temporarily, i just cut a piece of plastic from a spoon, same thickness as the cap then place it between the plunger and the solenoid. and now my wheelwriter is typing great! all letters are clear and much black in color. thanks for pointing where the cap was place. easy to find it.

Posted on Jan 07, 2010

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SOURCE: Our IBM Wheelwriter 3 will no longer type.

The print solenoid cap is probably broken. We sell them for 20.00 including instructions and shipping.

DickyO
Cleveland business Machines
216-241-0027

Posted on May 13, 2010

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