20 Most Recent Olympia Mastertype 3 Typewriter Questions & Answers


Olympia... • Answered on May 01, 2018

On the L. side of the keyboard there is a slide switch. It should be in 10 or 12 not PS. Slide it up & down a few times they do get dirty. DickyO

Olympia... • Answered on Oct 24, 2014

There is a slide switch on the L. side of the keyboard ot should be in 10 or 12 not PS. DickyO

Olympia... • Answered on Mar 17, 2014

Try a shot of WD40 on the silver shaft that the carrier slides on. DickyO

Olympia... • Answered on Mar 17, 2014

Gently pry off the return key, make a small spitball 1/8" or so, push into the small square hole where the ret.key goes. If this doesn't work you will have to remove the key board and clean the key contacts. DickyO

Olympia... • Answered on Mar 14, 2014

Type to the stopping point, press the margin release key space to the desired location, press R. margin key.

Olympia... • Answered on Jan 18, 2014

To get a smaller font or type size the printwheel would need to be changed.

Olympia... • Answered on Oct 17, 2013

wire broken to the printhead selection motor sensor

Olympia... • Answered on Feb 05, 2013

Try it without the lift off tape they nsometimes jam the printwheel.There may be a broken wire in the harness about 1" from the carrier.DickyO

Olympia... • Answered on Dec 02, 2012

If this is a mastertype 3 the platen knob probably needs replaced. We have themin stock 15.00 includes shipping**** O'Reilly216-269=3918

Olympia... • Answered on Oct 03, 2012

You are in the overstrike ribbon mode. Code and Period, comma, or slash will get you out of that mode.


Olympia... • Answered on Jun 19, 2012

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