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We have a Lexmark IBM Wheelwriter 15 Series II typewriter. Machine type - 6783-007 Everything is standard on it and we have had it for over 17 years. When using it one day, it stopped typing. We have since unplugged it and tried troubleshooting to find the problem. We can turn it on and the lights will turn on, but the typewriter is unresponsive to any actions on the keyboard. I have opened it and everything seems intact but have been trying to figure out if there is a certain place I should look or something I should try to replace.

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  • dick davis Aug 06, 2010

    Are all the lights on? The lights are also used to display error codes. Check to see which lights are on and are any flashing? This would help narrow down the problem.



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Look on and under the PC board if that is OK you may have a bad keyboard or a P/W sensor.

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