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ciao ciao from Sicily Reply Dan says: 2007-11-10 at 8:35 pm That worked great! by unknown on Mar 29, 2011 at 3:36pm Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 I'm glad I spent the 4 hours fixing and logging how to fix your printer Someone should really try telling Lexmark!! Then all works great…… Thanks People!! weblink

I had to persuade them to tell me. It took all of about 30 seconds and now my x5160 model works like a charm again. Reply bookiebooke says: 2010-01-09 at 4:34 pm Mine's a Dell (but made by Lexmark). There is a ‘D' on one end and a ‘F' with a downward arrow on the other end.

In the end, i follow the instructions as what lexmark support site given, and it works. Many thanks for the awesome tip. Can anyone help me, I'm lost without my printer! I had noticed that I couldn't print on fast mode but it worked OK on slower modes.

Reply karen says: 2007-12-23 at 1:05 am THANKS!!! My Dell A960 same problem. Lift the lid of the unit, just below the scanner portion of the All-In-One, to expose the inside of the unit where the printer cartridges are located. 3. A Bonus and Positive Feed Back are appreciated Freddy M.

Reply Kimberli says: 2008-11-10 at 2:40 pm worked for me! I have a Dell all in one and just recently started experiencing this problem. Be patient, this took me a while to figure out. http://support.lexmark.com/index?page=content&id=SO2723 thank you Frank Reply deb says: 2009-01-04 at 8:44 pm Thank you Clem!

Make a standalone copy. • If the copy is satisfactory, repeat the test once to confirm that the error is gone.Source: fixyourownprinter.comFor More Details: Lexmark printer Troubleshooting Tags: lexmark printer troubleshooting, I cleaned the rod and it completely worked. Thanks a million. Gently press the strip first to the rear and then forward to ensure that it is seated correctly. 7.

Reply Chris says: 2008-01-29 at 12:49 pm Great solution! navigate to these guys Reply Amy says: 2008-01-28 at 6:23 pm After 2 months I have finally fixed my printer and wanted to offer some insight on how I got the encoder strip back on Thanks! Many thank you's for your advise, very helpful.

Pedro Castillo 9,030 views 2:00 Recarga de tinta Lexmark para LMI 3318C - Nº 33, Nº 35, Nº 1, Nº2, Nº 24A, Nº 29A - Duration: 3:18. have a peek at these guys Saved me a good hour and a half on a busy day where chargeable hours are valuable. Reply Kevin says: 2010-02-05 at 7:49 pm i'm sure that fix works fine. Reply peter blanco says: 2006-09-30 at 3:13 am same problem as #9 --strip is off and cant attach due to paper jam Reply flipa says: 2006-10-06 at 10:27 am Hi, so

Used alcohol.I unplugged all wires where I could see that they unplug and plugged them back in. THE MAGENTA NOW WORKS! Now I'm wondering if it was the tissue paper. check over here Who knew it was so simple to fix?!

The cartridge carrier steel rod also becomes coated with ink and will cause drag on the cartridge carriers. At my workplace, I am a VUTEK digital printing operator, and every two days, I have to clean the encoding strip to make sure of getting good signal from the printhead. Slightly push the encoder strip down and then back up to get it into the slot. 8.

I guess its time for a new all in one.

Now when I turn the printer on, the carriage slams across to the left hand side (with an almighty bang!) and immediately gives a hardware 502 error. Had the same problem with a VCR ejecting tapes, all I had to do was use rubbing alcohol and qtips to get the black dust out of machine and it would Thanks again! If the test works with no cartridges in the printer, run it again with one cartridge at a time installed.

by nod on Feb 13, 2008 at 2:33pm Add comment Please sign in to comment Just a thanks for posting the procedure for cleaning the encoder strip and the bar. About Press Copyright Creators Advertise Developers +YouTube Terms Privacy Policy & Safety Send feedback Try something new! pl. this content Thanks!

I had taken out the cartridges while doing that, and accidently booted back up without them in place. Reply Susan says: 2008-08-14 at 5:03 pm Theres obviously a lot of love in the room for the tissue wiping of the bar to fix the error. Reply Eva says: 2008-11-22 at 12:39 am Hey, I was having the same problem that wiping the bar wasn't clearing my 0502, and I dislodged the strip, but fiddled until it Works like new.

thanks! I had the 502 error -- did the cleaning and now have the encoder strip problem. thanks Reply Peter says: 2006-10-06 at 10:47 am For the Lexmark P3450: does this page help? Submitted: 7 years ago.

Thanks so much All…… Happy Camper Reply Jane says: 2007-02-07 at 10:52 am Great tip finally got the damn thing to work again! Swapped back the old one, but was still problematic. X Hover 557,289 views 2:19 Mantenimiento impresora lexmark uniminuto.avi - Duration: 13:20. Thanks again! - Anonymous Worked for me & my lexmark x5150 made in 2003. :) RulEz!http://facebook.com/denis.trofimov - unknown 0 Did you find where the encoder strip is "hooked" on to?

These are to your left when facing the printer. Reply Chris Nikander says: 2008-11-06 at 10:43 am Yes it really worked. Thank you! In order to attach the right side of the strip, the side with a D on it, I had to flip my printer on it's back so that I was able

Unbelievably, all I had to do was thoroughly clean that transparant plastic strip thingy that runs horizontal behind the printer cartriges from one side of the printer to the other (took Lightly press the strip first to the rear and then forward, if necessary. 9. Thanks!