You can try applying some grease yourself to the moving parts of the mechanism.
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You will need to disassemble the outer covers to reach the internal parts of the machine.
You can use white lithium grease: http://www.amazon.com/Lucas-Oil-10533-Lithium-Grease/dp/B004X70LZA/
Here are some diagrams which show how the outer covers are held in place - you will need to remove all of the screws indicated: