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Typing Malfunction The part that moves won't move more than a couple inches across the page before it seems to become stuck, gives a loud churning noise, and will continue to type only in that one spot. I can hit "return" and continue to the next line, but I cannot move beyond that spot. Is there a way I can possibly clean my typewriter or fix something? It was working just fine up until several minutes ago when, without any sort of injury, it decided to **** out on me.

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Could be a forien object down in the machine. With the machine OFF you should be able to move the printhead easily by hand from one side to the other. If not, look in the machine and see if there is something physically stopping it.

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