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Lexmark X2470 Had Paper Jam Now Will Not Load Paper.A Piece was Loose and I need to Know How To Thread It Back In Through The Cartridge.

Hi!

I had a paper jam and pulled the paper out of where it feeds into the printer. I opened the printer up to see if there was any leftover paper but instead found the actual printer cartridge going extremely slow and just acting funny.

Then I see this thin plastic strip loose on one side of the cartridge. It appears to have been threaded through the ink cartridge holder and somehow attached to the sides of the printer. (If that makes sense)

Anyway, without think I just pulled it out to inspect it and now I have no idea where it goes? I turned the printer back on and tried to print without it but it appears this strip of plastic acts to keep tension within the printer cartridge spool because everytime I pushed the ON/OFF button the cartridge would slam against the sides of the printer. (As with before it would stop itself automatically from hitting the side due to this strip.)

Anyway the strip is plastic tinted kind of like a car window except for the two holes on the side which are white and have a black arrow on both sides pointing ^ upwards.

If anyone can look and see where theirs goes that would be great! If anyone can help me please reply!! I really appreciate it!

Lexmark X2470

P.S. There is nothing about this in the user manual.

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  • Anonymous Dec 14, 2008

    yea. i have the same problem.. a thin plastic strip fell out andnow the thng slams back and forth whenever its turned on.. nothing can print

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