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IBM Selectric II

I have an IBM Selectric II but the retun key will not work. When I hit it the carriage goes to the right margin as if I hit the tab button instead of returning to the left margin.

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  • monte318 Jul 08, 2008

    The carriage locks up at one and one half inches from the left margin and will not advance beyound that point. It will return to the left margin and it starts moving right as I type but stops after travelin to the right 1 and one half inches.

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Sounds like you have a broken torquo limiter tension spring you should have it professionly serviced.

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Posted on Jul 11, 2008

  • Dick O Reilly Jul 31, 2008

    monte318;



    It sounds like the left dust cover (Black plastic under the printer) is warped, remove it and try again.



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