Introduction

This guide will demonstrate how to clean and lubricate the carriage on your typewriter, step-by-step.

Parts

No parts required.

Open the lid to the typewriter. Open the lid to the typewriter.
  • Open the lid to the typewriter.

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Wipe down the rails with a clean cloth to remove any debris, making sure to clean around the carriage.
  • Wipe down the rails with a clean cloth to remove any debris, making sure to clean around the carriage.

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Place several drops of the oil-based lubricant onto another clean rag, and wipe down the rails. Gently move the carriage back and forth to spread the lubricant. Place several drops of the oil-based lubricant onto another clean rag, and wipe down the rails. Gently move the carriage back and forth to spread the lubricant.
  • Place several drops of the oil-based lubricant onto another clean rag, and wipe down the rails. Gently move the carriage back and forth to spread the lubricant.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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