Introduction

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

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Open the lid of the typewriter. Open the lid of the typewriter.
    • Open the lid of the typewriter.

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

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  4. Gently lift to remove the old ink cartridge. Gently lift to remove the old ink cartridge.
    • Gently lift to remove the old ink cartridge.

  5. 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.
    • 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.

Conclusion

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

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