Question about Lexmark X5150 All-In-One InkJet Printer
The encoder strip may have gone out of range of the sensor, or it might be dirty.
You need to check the encoder strip on the printer. This is a clear strip running the length of the printer, above or behind the cartridge carrier.
Check the encoder strip
The red arrow points to the encoder strip. Click here
Click here for an enlarged view. The contacts on the back of the cartridge carrier are the ones to clean. Use a dry tissue.
How to Perform the Hardware Test on the Lexmark X6150/X6170
Posted on Sep 28, 2008
Also take some oil or petroleum jelly on a paper towel and wipe the horizontal silver bar that the cartridges slide across. The ink sticks to it, causing more friction as the cartridge carriage slides across it. This works for me every time.
Posted on Jan 16, 2009
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