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Wheelwriter 15 series II

The 1, 2 and 3 lights start blinking and beebs 6 times when turning on.

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1. Make sure the printwheel is installed corectly
2. Make sure the ribbon and correction tape are installed correctly
3. Turn the machine off, wait 30 seconds. then turn it back on, if the same thing happens install another printwheel.
4. Turn the typewriter off, wait 30 seconds, turn it back on. If the same thing happens, call a repairman.
(from the operator manual)
Jim C

Posted on Feb 11, 2008

The ribbon drive motor might be n/g. I think 6 beeps is the ribbon motor located under the gear on the ribbon cartridge.

Posted on Feb 09, 2008

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