[rescue] Tektronix printer

Mike Parson mparson at bl.org
Thu Apr 15 16:41:31 CDT 2004

On Thu, Apr 15, 2004 at 05:30:36PM -0400, Kevin Loch wrote:
> Ok, the problem isn't "cleaning" it's that a spring clutch
> needs oil.
> 1. find clutch housing.  (pull out left side door on 740,
> look at row of 6 plastic gears, clutch is attached to middle
> gear. the clutch housing is a black plastic cylinder about 3/4" 
> diameter. It has a plastic "disc" attached to the outside
> end. This disk also has a 1/2" tab extending away from the gear.
> The inside end is close to the gear.
> 2. Place a drop of wd-40 on the inside and outside edges
> of the clutch housing, *without getting oil anywhere else*.
> On the outside edge apply oil to between the clutch housing
> and the disc at the end.

Probably better to use another type of oil.  WD-40 is a penetrating
oil, not really best for lube-type applications, more for, 'this nut is
rusted onto this bolt' applications.

Michael Parson
mparson at bl.org

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