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Printer Lexmark x3470 showing "Cover open" / "Cub abierta" while closed, problem!

It is a common fail in this model. there is a plastic arm which works as an extender for the switch that senses that the cover is open/closed, this part is easily detached from its place(in my case not broken but it could happen I suppose) resulting in printer showing that message. the switch is situated under the scanner in the middle . when you lift the scanner part to see the ink cartridge, you see a plastic part underneath that looks like a 2/3 of a circle that is the part that pushes the switch. 
You should open the printers gut and place the loose part back in place. Be ware that flat cables' contact ends could easily brake! use precaution!

(if you shake your printer you may hear the sound of the lose part).

Happy solving problems!
Bruce

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x3470 printer says cover open and no buttons will work after I changed the ink cartridge and closed the cover it says cover open. the only way it will shut off is to unplug it.then it says 3470 then goes back to cover open.


It is a common fail in this model there is a plastic arm which works as an extender for the switch that senses that the cover is open this part is easily detached from its place(in my case not broken but it could happen I suppose) resulting in printer showing that message. the switch is situated under the the scanner in the middle . when you lift the scanner part to see the ink cartridge, you see a plastic part underneath that looks like a 2/3 of a circle that is the part that pushes the switch. 
You should open the printers gut and place the loose part back in place. Be ware that flat cables contact ends could easily brake use caution. (if you shake your printer you may hear the sound of the lose part).

You may ask if you need further assist.
and PLZ rate!

Happy solving problems!
Bruce

Jan 19, 2010 | Lexmark C533DN InkJet Printer

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