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Printer Carriage seems to be stuck.

Purchased printer in July 2007. Soon learned it didn't work well with the Windows Vista. However, after about four months my son found someone that told him what he had to download so it worked. It worked fine - even through a move for about three months. Then, while rearranging my work area they perhaps hit something that locked the carriage so it won't work at all. Someone has told me to push the red button to unlock that feature that Lexmark puts on their printers as a safety thing when they are moved. I have hunted high and low for that red button and failed to find it. We are hoping someone can tell us what or how we can unlock this mechanism.

Thank you, sincerely Winnie Sinz. My email address is chickbet@yahoo.com.

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  • Steve Adams
    Steve Adams May 11, 2010

    There was a scanner lock on the X73 model, but that was years and years ago. No other magic red button has been on Lexmark printers since. With the power off, can you move the carriage freely or is something physically blocking it?



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Lift the scanner bed and expose the underside of the scanner.

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