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I found the small spring but the large spring was at the bottom of the typewriter. I guess it had popped off. How do I get it back on and how do I get the dust cover back on?

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Depends what spring it is a very common spring to break is on the motor speed torgue spring. This is just off the motor, and the machine needs it on to give you good carriage return, etc. Dust covers snap in place under the rotate cords. Be very careful these cords come off real easy and if they do, bye bye TW. Fronts snap under a front bar or rail and back snaps in a hook type unit. Very hard to tell over the internet. If you can't get reply back with a fax number or something and I can draw a picture and Fax.

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