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Brother sx4000 typing normal mode

Cannot type letters. When I type any letter, only symbols ie; : etc. will type. I have hit the "code" " Reset" and it still won't let me type in 'regular' mode. Need an answer ASAP please.

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  • jes123 Mar 27, 2008

    This is the first time I've used it. We had gotten it to work not knowing how, then I turned it off, turned it back on to use it again and it was back to typing symbols again. I walked away from it came back to it and it started typing normally . ??? If this happens again when we 1st turn it on, do I press the CODE and RESET buttons? I did that many times and tried to type but no luck. We don't need to use it very often and no Manual available.

  • Anonymous Dec 02, 2008

    I have the same problem.... it types
    symbols randomly.....

  • Tony Walker May 11, 2010

    Make sure the ribbon and correction tape are not out. Take out and reinstall the daisy wheel. Does the typewriter reset normally when you power it off and on?

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Hmmm well i was not able to ascertain the reason you are only seeing symbols but I can help with the manual:

http://www.brother-usa.com/ModelDocuments/Consumer/Users%20Manual/UM_SX4000_EN_219.PDF

Posted on May 31, 2008

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