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Wheelwriter 6 typewriter hammer no longer strikes

IBM Wheelwriter 6 Series II typewriter hammer no longer moves to strike daisy-wheel keys. Also when turned on three of the four green line-space LEDs remain lit and pressing the line space button has no effect.

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It is pretty common for the pad on the solenoid to strike the keys wears out, and for the batteries to be dead for the memory. Your machine probably needs a good cleaning, oiling, and a new pad for the striker. about $100.00 in the shop.

Posted on Jun 30, 2009

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