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Typewriter turns on keys work ,new ribbin, but when you hit the key no type shows on the paper

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The problem is probably either a broken plastic cap on the print solenoid or a gummy solenoid. the sol. is round and just unside the L. peinter side frame. Try a little WW40 on the front and rear ends of the solenoid if it doden't work the cap is probably cracked. They are available but a little tricky to install.

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