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Keyboard is malfunctioning

The keys are not typing the keys I am hitting

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  • Anonymous Aug 08, 2008

    Keyboard is not producing the keys I'm hit.

    Please help.

  • fredjeff Sep 06, 2008

    My typerwriter does not type the letter I hit, what is the solution?

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There are a few things that can cause this. Make sure the correction tape or ribbon is not caught in the printwheel. Make sure the ribbon guide fingers next to the cardholder (the ribbon and corr. tape should be on the other side of these), are not touching the printwheel. Look to make sure there is no forien object interfering with the printwheel. If you have taken the printwheel out, it may not be in properly. Look to see if any of the printwheel fingers are bent forward or backward. Turn machine off and back on, and let it reset. If it still doesn't work the main board may be bad.

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