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Hi. I have an old Brother electric typewriter 5713, which I want to sell. It all seems to be working fine except the hammers don't move when I press the keys. Quite an important feature! The hammers are not stuck, I can move them with my fingers. I don't know if you deal with machines as old as this one, but hoping you will have some ideas for me. Thanks v much Lee

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Probably a broken belt and a stretched belt. Some of the brothers had a flat belt, you can try cleaning the belt with achohol and the pully it rides on.

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