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What to do if your ricoh afficio 1022/1027/220/270 show sc542

First of all do not panic as the copier is in auto jammed mode.
Switch off the copier.Here the list you should do as the sc542 revealed your termistor in fuser unit is out of order.
1. Open the lateral door and take out the fuser unit
2. Below the fuser unit , you will see the 2 unit termistor with red plastic contact.
3 Replaced it both with the new one then reinsert the fuser unit in the copier back.
4.Closed the lateral door.
5.Switch on the copier,you should go into sp mode by push yellow[c] button follow by button 1,0,7 then push cancel button[red colour] for several seconds until the screen revealed you are in sp mode.
6. Switch off the copier for 1-2 minutes then switch on.
7. Wa la......it's working back as new
8.By doing this you will save several hundreds dollars by calling the techician isn't it.
Yours sincerely

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Gestetner 3220 is similar to ricoh brand
sc542 means your termistor had to be replaced with new one.
if you know the technique, switch off th copier,the open the lateral door,take out the fuser unit.
under or below it you will find 2 unit termistor with red
contact . Properly replaced both with new unit then reinsert the fuser unit in.
Switch on th copier,reset the machine to sp mode
to get into sp mode ,you have to push yellow[C] button follow by button 1,0,7 then push red button[cancel] for several sconds until the screen show sp mode.
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