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Types wrong keys

The IBM Selectric ii at work types and everything but when you hit a key it responds with the wrong letter, example is that when you push the "j" you type a "f" any suggestions as to what is wrong with it???

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Try Code "L" this will take it out of the language mode.

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I have been repairing these for 30 years. It needs the alignment adjusted. You need to take to someone who knows this t.w. Its hard to explain how to do it if you dont have experience. It also could be the element(BALL). Take it off and see if the underside is missing any teeth or the inner hub is cracked. If the flat metal band that runs under the carrier and across the typewriter isnt broken you need adjustments or a real good cleaning. Hope that helps. Lawrence

Posted on Jul 19, 2008

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