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Electronic typewriter, not striking hard enough ,

The hammer on my electronic typewriter doesn't seem to be striking hard enough to make an image on the paper

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: The hammer on our typewriter won't strike, it just

Hi - there a many reasons why this happens. Try these first. Replace the ribbon. This might have become tight (faulty) and make this happen. Next clean the main rod that the carriage goes back and forth on, it sometimes get very sticky. Then place a couple of drips of oil on. This should work wonders? Best John ex OEM trained mechanic

Posted on Jan 07, 2011

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SOURCE: My AX -430 typewriter was

It sound like you have a broken part. If the hammer is not hitting hard enough, the armature theat make the hammer strike the keys is broken. This is a common problem with the ax's

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