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Manually move the ink cartridge carrier to the left, then to the right to check the positioning of the encoder strip. 8. Switch off the printer using the power button. 2. I am not sure if it makes any difference at all which way it goes in. Reply Buster says: 2007-01-20 at 12:19 am Thank you I cleaned the rod and presto all works great Thank you Thank you Reply Stellaroo says: 2007-01-21 at 4:56 pm Ditto. weblink

Reply karen says: 2006-10-29 at 3:52 am Have a Dell A940 this worked for me too, thanks. Dell support and knowledge base of no help: just went in menu circles.I was unable to get local help: It all seems to be controlled by the printer companies. I've had the printer for a while and the only tech support is paid by the second or something. I've been researching this error 0502 for days and simply wiping of the rod worked!! http://support.lexmark.com/index?productCode=LEXMARK_X5150&segment=SUPPORT&page=content&id=HO2707

I have taken out, cleaned, shaked to get rid of any possible airbubbles, wiped inside, all a few times and still nothing! help me to solve the problem regards tushar Reply Don says: 2008-02-11 at 9:38 pm Cleaning the bar worked like a charm. Now Printing off copies like a charm.

By the way, i noticed that there were questions about how the encoder strip should be positioned. Now my print cartridges are slamming against the left side of my printer and I have the 1200 Error. Gotta love the internet community. and other Printers Specialists are ready to help you Ask your own question now Share this conversation Related Printers Questions Question Date Submitted Model PIXMA MG4160 - LCD message is Support

You're going to push and pop stuff and it sounds like your breaking it and you may just do that:0) UNPLUG IT AND REMOVE AC POWER BLOCK1) Remove scanner cover- it Lightly press the strip first to the rear and then forward, if necessary. 9. Reply George Fotion says: 2007-12-03 at 5:48 pm Perfect - this solution worked absolutely 100% Reply josnixs says: 2007-12-07 at 1:02 am Hi why can`t tell me nobody where I must http://support.lexmark.com/index?page=content&id=SO2723 says: 2007-12-16 at 10:35 pm you have just saved my printer life 😀 I was about to throw it of the window ….

Using an index finger, gently push encoder strip down and then back up to get it back into the slot located on the back of the ink cartridge carrier. I did find a way to get it back on. Mike by flagship112 on Dec 23, 2009 at 6:31am Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 Brilliant, thank you so much, you have just saved me from having to hand Is that why its banging frantically against the left side?

This has happened twice. It comes off like this: Don't break anything. This was my 4th time that I was looking for a solution, and FINALLY! :)) I have a Lexmark X5150, and after cleaning the metal rod, that transpatent plastic strip was Reply Susan says: 2010-01-08 at 2:07 pm thanks - very helpful tip and you've saved me a lot of time stuffing around with my printer!!!

Two weeks of trying to print checks and invoices for my clients - messed up the checks, gone thru a ton of paper, ink, etc! have a peek at these guys PLease help if you know.Thanks! - Anonymous Clean the rollers the best that you can.This should solve the problem - hanknumb You 502 Error worked great for my Lexmark X5150. After I wiped the metal bar, the 502 error problem was cured. I think I will refer my IT department to this site!

Reply Chrisco says: 2006-11-12 at 11:57 am Hey, thanks for posting this fix, it really worked for my Lexmark X6170. There is a ‘D' on one end and a ‘F' with a downward arrow on the other end. by unknown on Mar 30, 2009 at 2:01am Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 Hi, help needed here,I have a X6150 multifunction printer, after fixing the gear roller the check over here I had taken out the cartridges while doing that, and accidently booted back up without them in place.

I have changed outlets, called customer service, troubleshooted with them, and still it doesn't go on. Show more Language: English Content location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading... Reply Jay says: 2008-01-22 at 6:36 am My encoder strip came off too.

Thanks so much for the detailed post and all the comments.

Slide the cartridge carrier to the middle of the printer by taking the top part of the belt and moving it gently to the right. 5. So then I took the some spray cleaner on a paper towel and cleaned the left inside wall of the printer where the rod connects to the plastic side. I took the whole casing except the bottom off. Reply Ed Lozano says: 2006-05-10 at 4:05 am I have had the "0502"error problem for the last few days.

move carriers to the LEFT.12. Thanks for posting. Was ready to go out today and buy new printer and googled question. http://jvmwriter.org/lexmark-printer/lexmark-printer-0502-error.html They worked great to fix my Lexmark X5150 printer.

The cartridge carrier steel rod also becomes coated with ink and will cause drag on the cartridge carriers. Apparently, that's what was causing my 0502 error because that last cleaning seemed to do the trick. Sign in to report inappropriate content. Es gab einen Fehler bei der Anwendung.

I hated the thought of having to throw this thing out - you saved us! it is a lexmark 6150. This feature is not available right now. 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 Bob says: 2009-12-12 at 7:32 pm Thanks for the wonderful tip - I was sure I would have to purchase a new printer and did not want to. Oh, in case you didn't guess - THANK YOU!!!