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Lock Button Stuck

I bought a smith corona 240 DLE typewriter and when I turned it on it won't type and the lock button is flashing.

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  • dtypewriter May 26, 2008

    I have the same problem now with my Smith Corona XL1700, after turning it on, the lock light flashes rapidly and I can't type anything...does anyone know how to fix this?



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This usually indicates no ribbon. Check to be sure the ribbon is properly installed or put a new ribbon in.


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