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Striker not working. New problem. Carriage move left

Thanks your your answer the other day, concerning the striker not moving. But have new problem. When I was taking typewriter apart, I tried to be careful to not let the ribbon cable come out of slot on circuit board. But it did. And eventhough I carefully put it back in, the printer assembly will only move to the left, till it goes to the end and the gears begin to grind and bump. Then it stops, and an alarm beep sounds. I have reset this ribbon cable back into the circuit board slot 10 to 15-times, and still the same thing. I looked at it carefully, magnifying glass, and cannot see anything wrong. And I took the keyboard apart, and still nothing looks wrong. Yet, it acts as if the keyboard is not hooked up. Secretaries lost manual. Wanted to see how to set margins. Any ideas? Thank you

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  • eddie27970 Aug 14, 2008

    Somehow, we got 2-different threads going, on same typewriter, which may have been my fault, from not knowing exactly how to post replys and questions.

    Anyways, on other thread, I tagged it as fixed, and then added the daisy wheel was deformed. After posting that reply, I sat here with small needle nose and gently preyed letter tabs till they were normal. And now complete typewriter fixed. Secretaries thanked me real good, and now I Thank You, again. (I may tell them I found "expert" help from you, later on, "if" it breaks again and they call me to fix it again. ha ha) Thanks


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Refresh me is this a Brothers. If it is the keybord has to be lock down in the clips. The carrier home switch is locateded in the keyboard not the machine frame. Chances are the cable is ok it sounds like this switch is not being it when the carrier returns home...

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