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Typewriter types wrong letters. have removed and replaced daisy wheel several times. first 10 letters or are fine then wrong letters appear. Machine is old but rarely used. help

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Re: typewriter

You may be in the language mode try code "L"


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Open the printer remove a wheel and try to clean printer with compressed air,some of your sensors on printer are dirty

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