Description of Problem 100000020131
There is no print on the paper. How can I correct
this?Description of Solution 200000025443
There are several factors that can cause the typewriter to
not make an impression on the paper. Please follow the steps listed below
to eliminate the most common causes for this problem.
the daisy wheel locked in the forward position?
- Pull the black lever
back, away from the platen.
- Lift out the daisy
wheel and inspect it for damage; replace the daisy wheel if it is damaged.
- Re-insert the daisy
wheel and push the black lever towards the platen until it locks in place.
the ribbon moving?
- Lift the ribbon
cartridge out of the typewriter
- Inspect the ribbon
- If the ribbon is
silver, it is exhausted and must be replaced
- If the hammer has
been striking in one place, there will be a clear area near the center of
- Turn the colored
knob on the left side of the ribbon cartridge counter-clockwise to advance
the ribbon a small amount. Replace the ribbon if it will not advance.
- Re-insert the ribbon
- Turn on the typewriter,
insert a piece of paper into the typewriter and type a few letters
- Did the hammer move
- If the hammer moved,
did the ribbon advance with each keystroke?
If the hammer did not move or the ribbon did not advance, the
typewriter will require service. If the typewriter still does not make an
impression on the paper, your typewriter will require service.
To locate a Brother Authorized Service Center for repair
click on the link below:
Or you may call 1-877-276-8437 and our representative will provide you with the
Authorized Service Center.