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Typewriter won't type letters

My typewriter just quit working while I was typing. I changed ribbons and it still didn't fix it. What is wrong and how do I fix it?

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    My typewriter only types half a character. I tried changing the ribbon but the problem persists.

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HI.. the hammer solenoid may be faulty..it should make a typing sound when you hit a key.( the printhammer moved and strikes the printwheel) or when you changed ribbons you might have unlatched the printwheel..there is a lever you press to relatch it until it "clicks"
If not that then make sure the ribbon is seated correctly, that it is between the printwheel and the black roller.Also visually inspect the ribbon so it is not caught in the printwheel.

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