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TYPES WRONG LETTERS

WHEN YOU TYPE TH LETTER Y YOU GET THE LETTER Z. WHEN YOU TYPE THE LETTER Z YOU GET THE LETTER Y. ALL THE OTHER LETTERS ARE OK. WHAT CAN BE CAUSING THIS.

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  • Michelle Aug 15, 2013

    In case anybody is still using this typewriter, I want to share how I solved this issue. I did alot of troubleshooting on my brother SX-4000 Electronic Typewriter before i fixed it. I could letters and numbers to type, but they were all in the wrong place after I replaced my ribbon. Finally, I had to take out the daisy wheel, several times, and turn it gently to reposition the letters. This was after I had hit Code Reset several times. I finally repositioned the daisy wheel into the correct postion and the typewriter began typing all the letters, numbers, and other marks, when pressed.

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Everythin is ok,you by a new wheel with letters and that wheel is for european market ,and y -z ar on the other sides

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