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Waste motor error

I cannot print anything because the printer flashes the message "waste motor error". I have thoroughly cleaned the toner waste tray, but this did not help.

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Try first unplugging the printer power cord for ten or fifteen minutes, and keeping the start button pressed for ten seconds.

Also take out and place back the toner.

If thet does not help there may be need for a serious repair.

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The wate motor transfers (you guess it) waste toner to the waste toner bottle. If the bottle fills up, the motor cannot transfer more waste to it. This is rare, for the printer should ask for a new waste toner bottle when the previous one fills. However,it happens frequently when users try to empty and clean the bottle instead of replacing it.

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If a new waste toner bottle is in place, then the printer needs a new motor, which can only be purchased through an Authorized Service Center.

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