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Return sticks when i hit the return key the carriage sticks at a point that isn't the left margin. if i hit margin release, it just beeps at me. i have to manually push the carriage back to the left margin to reset it. but then it does it all over again.

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Re: return sticks

Try putting a few drops of light oil on the shaft that the carrier rides on and the pulleys that the cables are on (WD40 works well) also look for debris under the carrier.

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