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I need the bypass codes for resetting the toner sensor errors for an okidata c5500

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Soulvisitor
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SOURCE: Okidata C9500 DXN--Printing Issues

Your asking a bit much

1) - Power ON printer while holding both the + & - buttons until “OKIUSER” message appears in LCD.
2) - Press + or – button until “ENGINE DIAG MODE” is displayed.
3) Press "ENTER", displayed will be "DIAGNOSTIC MODE XX.XX.XX S-MODE"
4) Press + or – button until “NV-RAM INITIAL” is displayed.

Half way, dont stop too long it will time out....
5) Press "ENTER" again.
6) Will appear "TABLE 1" message.
7) Press "ENTER" until "EXECUTING RESET" message appear. .....
..........the "NV-RAM INITIAL" message will BLINK.
Tada....This procedure reset TONER, DRUM, FUSER and BELT...life counts
8) power OFF printer, wait 10 sec, and power ON again..

To access Service Mode in C9300 power ON printer with 0, 1, 6, 7 at same time...you can do some good damage in there!! (I warned ya!)

Resetting consumables for OKI C7300,C7500,C9300 printer I think!

1. Hold buttons 0 + 1 + 6 + 7 on startup.

2. Press button 0 several times until "DIAGNOSTIC MODE xx.xx.xx" shows.

3. Hold buttons 2 + 3 until "ENGINE DIAG LEVEL 4" shows.

4. Press button 1 to scroll to "COUNTER SET".

5. Press button 2 to scroll through menu items (button 6 scrolls backwards)


6. To alter the value of an item, first press button 3 to select the digit to be altered. The selected digit will slowly flash. (Button 3 moves to the right through the digits. Button 7 takes you to the left.)

7. Then press button 2 to increase the value of the selected digit. Press button 6 to decrease the value.

8. When the changes have been made hold buttons 1 + 3 + 5. The screen will flash three times and then an * will appear on the right of the screen. The new value is set.

9. To leave the counter set menus, turn the printer off.
IMPORTANT

Each colour toner counter shows life as percentage used. So a toner showing 30% has used up 30% of its toner. 100% would indicate a near empty toner. This is the reverse of the toner life shown from the "usage menu" when the printer is in normal operation, which shows the toners as a percentage life remaining. You will want toner showing 00%. note:this is oposite of what you see in user mode
Some models exhange these steps

3) HOLD 0 + 4 "ENGINE DIAG LEVEL 2" shows

4) Press 1 to cycle to "fuser unit"

5) 2 to scroll to TONER

REST IS SAME WE WANT TO SET WHAT i GUESS IS AT 100% TO 0%.

Posted on Nov 19, 2007

SOURCE: OKIDATA C3530 MFP with 980

buy a new fuser

Posted on Oct 07, 2008

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SOURCE: Can I reset the drum units on the Okidata c5100, first time reset

Drum units are different than toner. Drums are expensive but need to be replaced between 30,000-40,000 impresions

Posted on Mar 16, 2009

pdouglasss
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SOURCE: 540 : y toner sensor error

Hi moneybaggz52:
Here is your problem.
Symptom:
When setting up a brand new C5100n or C5300n out of box, a toner sensor error is encountered.

The printer can display any one of the following errors:

543K: TONER SENSOR ERROR

540Y: TONER SENSOR ERROR

541M: TONER SENSOR ERROR

542C: TONER SENSOR ERROR
Cause:
This generally can be caused by two things.

1. The toner cartridge lock lever is not in the correct position.

2. The Transfer Belt lock levers are not in the correct position.
Resolution:

Check the appropriate toner cartridge lock lever (Shown below) and make sure that it is in the correct position.
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CORRECT POSTITION INCORRECT POSITION


Check both transfer belt lock levers (Shown below) to ensure that they are in the correct position.
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CORRECT POSITION

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INCORRECT POSITION
Hopes this helps


Posted on May 24, 2009

  • 1684 Answers

SOURCE: B4600, "Install Toner, Toner Missing" Error

Hello,

I had a customer with that problem and the issue was the toner cartridge. If you take it out of the photoconductor unit and look on the end there should be a metal connector tab. If you look on the left side of the photo unit you will see metallic contact points that need to connect to the metal tab. Oki has several toners that will physically fit in the B4600 but they have to be the ones with the metal tab to work right or you get the error. The correct toner part numbers are: 43502301 or 43502001

Check your toner for the tab is that is not the problem, get back with me and we can go from there.

Buddy
Corporate Computer
www.ccl-la.com

Posted on Aug 07, 2009

MalKontent68
  • 748 Answers

SOURCE: Toner Sensor Error for Cyan and Toner Out for Black

First, I wouldn't worry about the "K toner out", it might finally disappear once you get rid of the Cyan problem, if indeed you replaced the black toner for a new and healthy one.

Make sure that the cyan toner cartridge is securely fitted in it's drum unit, and the "knob" that opens the toner cartridge is in fully open position. Sometimes when manipulating inside the printer the "knob" might get moved a bit.

Generally, the toner cartridge sensor is connected via the drum unit, so usually the problem is with proper seating of the drum unit and good electrical contact between the metal fields on the sides of the drum unit and contacts protruding inside the printer. Cleaning both of any residue might help.

Once I had a defective toner cartridge, that caused such problem, but it was the contact between the toner cartridge and the drum that was broken. You have to experiment a bit.
I'm pretty sure in this model it is possible to swap two units - if you swap for example cyan with magenta, and observe if the error moves from cyan to magenta or not, you can draw conclusions if the problem is with the toner/drum, or with the printer not seeing the cartridge for some reason (sensor inputs killed by static electricity for example).

Posted on Oct 26, 2009

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Hi moneybaggz52:
Here is your problem.
Symptom:
When setting up a brand new C5100n or C5300n out of box, a toner sensor error is encountered.

The printer can display any one of the following errors:

543K: TONER SENSOR ERROR

540Y: TONER SENSOR ERROR

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Cause:
This generally can be caused by two things.

1. The toner cartridge lock lever is not in the correct position.

2. The Transfer Belt lock levers are not in the correct position.
Resolution:

Check the appropriate toner cartridge lock lever (Shown below) and make sure that it is in the correct position.
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CORRECT POSTITION INCORRECT POSITION


Check both transfer belt lock levers (Shown below) to ensure that they are in the correct position.
5.2eea?openelement&fieldelemformat=gif
CORRECT POSITION

10.4086?openelement&fieldelemformat=gif
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