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Cartridge slams Is there anywhere where I can go to see a schematic that would show how to attach the plastic strip?

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One end of the strip has an arrow and says "D-11". That is the left end of the strip. That is where the spring goes.

You begin by hanging the OTHER end of the strip first.
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It fits over a tab on the right hand endplate. If you look at the printer carriage, the back looks like an upraised hand holding something.

The strip threads thru the 'thumb' from right to left.
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The arrow should face down, which will make the "11" face upside down but the D will still look like a D.

On the left is where the spring goes. Here, there is a second tab which only locates the slot for the left side. It doesn't actually fasten the strip, it just passes thru the post. At first this confused me.
http://i33.tinypic.com/11qn8nn.jpg

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