Introduction

This guide will demonstrate how to replace the printwheel on your typewriter, step-by-step.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

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  • Open the lid of the typewriter.

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  • To release the green locking lever, pull it towards you.

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  • Gently lift to remove the old ink cartridge.

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Image 1/2: Gently lift the printwheel while slightly pushing forward to remove the printwheel from its housing. Image 2/2: Gently lift the printwheel while slightly pushing forward to remove the printwheel from its housing.
  • Firmly grasp either one, or both of the plastic printwheel ends protruding from the carriage as seen.

  • Gently lift the printwheel while slightly pushing forward to remove the printwheel from its housing.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these steps in reverse using your new printwheel.

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