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Replaced Part No. 1337765 and 1380999, but there is still no ink coming out

Model - IBM Wheelwriter Series II, Cartridge Printer II

One day I was typing just fine - then the ink stopped working. I thought that if I replaced the "Lift-Off Tape" (1337765) and the "Easystrike Superior Write Correctable Ribbon (1380999)", I would be able to type again. I still can not use my typewriter after replacing both parts - is there something else I should be doing?
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated! I love my typewriter, even though I use a desktop!

Thank you!

M. S.

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    Thank you for the solution - I really appreciate this!



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Hi Make sure the ribbon is moving while you type. Open the top cover and type. As you are typing feel the turn wheel on the ribbon to see if it is turning as you type. If it is moving and you see the impact solenoid pushing the hammer forward. The cap on the print solenoid needs replacement. If you want mail the t.w. to me and I will replace it for $50.00. If you never worked on this machine you need some one to replace it. iT IS NOT AN EASY JOB. LAWRENCE I have been fixing these for 30 years. Its my business.

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It sounds like th4e plastic cap on the print solenoid plunger is broken. The part is avail. but a little tricky to replace.


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