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Have a S-M portable (5T231908X). -String Off Rewind Spool

Have a S-M portable (5T231908X). -String for carriage return has come off a spring loaded spool. Unsure how to rewind (i.e.clockwise, counter-clockwise, overtop, over bottom, part loop, full loop, multiple loops over spool, or what ever). Also spool will wind up to just a small amount of load tension before tension iis relieved. Should spool have stronger spring that is pre-wound before affixing return string? Directions or a lead to where I can find them will be appreciated. Thanks MartinM524@AOL.COM

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Wind the spool clockwise at least 5 rotations. hook the string on the top and carefully let the spring take up the slack. You will need a hook of some type to pull the string through and under the carriage to hook to the other side. You may need more tension on the spring if it will not move the carriage all the way to the left. It is possible that the spring has broken inside the housing. In which case you will have to take it to the shop.

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Posted on Dec 30, 2009

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