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When trying to set the right margin, I hit margin release to go to my new location and am unable to space forward and then I get a 215 error

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Turn off the T/W remove the printwheel, look for dedris in the slot where the P/W is located, check for forgien oblects in the carrier area, put some WD40 on the silver shaft that the carrier slides on. If these don't work you probably need a P/W sensor.

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2) Press [ALT]+[R MAR(5)]. The right margin is now set.

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