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IBM wheelwriter 6 Series II

The typewriter will not return.  You can start typing and when you go to hit the return it will not return.  It acts like it is stuck.  Can you help with this??

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Try turning the machine off put a SMALL amount of oil on the large round rod running across the typewriter manually push the print head left and right a few times to see if it will loosen up. The problem is usually caused be drying oil you may consider having it serviced by a pro.

Posted on Nov 01, 2007

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    cjclar Jun 21, 2012

    I tried WD40 but that doesn't seem to do it. Do I need another kind of oil?

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How do i change the font from 10 to 15 on Lexmark IBM Personal Wheelwriter

Posted on Aug 12, 2008

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    Jim Kalin Feb 27, 2013

    You have to install a 15 pitch printwheel. The pitch is determined by the printwheel that is installed.

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I wish to purchase a wheelwriter for IBM Personal Wheelwriter 2

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Posted on Mar 16, 2008

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SOURCE: Typewriter won't return carriage

If cleaning and oiling the shaft doesn't work, the carrier motor is probably bad. Is there any noise when you hit return?

Posted on Jul 31, 2008

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