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Description of Problem 100000002862

My carriage is stuck and the machine is making a continuous beeping noise. How can I correct this?

Description of Solution 200000003549

"1. Turn off the typewriter, open the top-cover and inspect the area around the carrier for any damage or foreign objects.

2. Move the carrier towards the center of the machine.

a. When moving the carrier manually, it should be difficult to move, butit will move under steady pressure.

b. If the carrier moves freely, the drive mechanism may not be connectedproperly.

3. Remove the ribbon and inspect the cartridge for damage. Turn the colored knob on the left side of the cartridge to remove any slack from the ribbon.

4. Check the correction tape to insure that it has not become tangled ordamaged.

5. Close the top-cover and restore power to the machine.

If the problem persists, your machine may require service.

Contact our Customer Support Center at 901-379-1010 or take your machineto a local Brother Authorized Service Center. To locate a local Brother Authorized Service Center visit our website ( You can also locate a local Brother Authorized Service Center by calling our automated phone system at 1-800-284-4357. This system can provide you with either a verbal listing or a printed listing via facsimile.


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