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Half the letters and numbers on my Smith Corona SL 575 look like this. II

For some reason half the words I type come up as two lines or look like upper case y's.ll or Y.Some letters come out fine every time but the rest come out like that.Does anyone know how to fix this?Thank you.

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  • shop352 Jan 27, 2009

    THe same is happening to our machine, but, only when you type the capital letters.

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Possibly you have a bad Daisywheel or printhammer assy.

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