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Getting Tired Works beautifully, then seems to " get tired": starts printing partial letters. The next morning it works fine, then the same thing starts again.

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  • carpetgary Jun 16, 2008

    Terrific! So far , so good. Applied the WD 40 on Saturday and everything is working well. Thank you.

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Also, at my office we have cans of compressed air. I used that on our typewriters and it works fine. My superiors were afraid of the WD40 hurting something.

Posted on Jun 24, 2008

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Look at the ribbon. Is there a space for each letter? If so see if you can get some WD40 on the back and front of the print solenoid plunger. The solenoid is located below the ribbon just inside the l. printer side frame it dose gum up. if the ribbon isn't moving try anew ribbon and WD40 on the ribbon motor top and bottom bearings.


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Posted on Jun 12, 2008

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