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My IBM Wheelwriter 3 is not working. The machine wont print anything after I replaced the ribbon. The printwheel is currently working but, I think the part that presses down on the paper is broken?

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The plastic print solenoid cap is most likely broken. We sell them with shipping and instructions for 20.00.

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Posted on Sep 07, 2010

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