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IBM Wheelwriter 6 ribbon not advancing

I have an IBM Wheelwriter 6 that the ribbon does not advance automatically. Sometimes it does for several letters, but then stops. I can manually advance it by turning the geer with my finger as I type. I think it needs a new motor?
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Befor you put a nrw motor in try a few drops of light oil on the m
motor bearings (WD40 works well).


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