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My IBM Wheelwriter 3 does not print. Changed ribbons but no result.

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Try typing on a milti part form or a carbon if the carbons are OK it is a ribbon problem if not you probably need a print solenoid cap. If the carbons are OK the big black plastic gear may be jammed tooth for tooth with the motot gear try wiggling it back and forth.

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Posted on May 12, 2008

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Gotta clean the wheel off with old ink sometimes this can be a problem but the ribbon might not be seated properly

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