Preventive and Corrective Maintenance
Printhead Release Latch
13291L-001 Rev. A S4M Maintenance Manual 10/27/05
Adjust the Print Mechanism
1. See Figure 73. Insert the print mechanism gap pin gauges through the holes that are
provided in the front of the ribbon guide plate.
Figure 73 • Adjust the Print Mechanism
2. Turn the adjustment screw until a small amount of friction is felt on the gap pin gauge.
3. Snug the two strike plate mounting screws.
4. Verify, with gap pin gauge, that the inside print mechanism adjustment is correct. A slight
friction should be felt when sliding the inside pin in and out of the inside hole.
1Print mechanism adjustment cam
2Strike plate cap
5Strike plate mounting screws (2)
6Print mechanism gap pin gauges (2)