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IBM Wheelwriter 6 prints only top portion of characters

Hi. I have an IBM Wheelwriter 6 that has not given me any trouble until recently. It is printing only the very top of each character. I've replaced the ribbon, correcting ribbon and cleaned as best as I can. Any suggestions? Thanks!

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It might be that the ribbon cartridge is not "down" all the way. On a WW5 it needs to be under the blue ribbon latch.

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The platen is probably not all the way in. Be sure the black latches are lined up with the side frames and press firmly down on the platen.

hope this helps

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Posted on Feb 27, 2008

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