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HP color laser 4500 says error 54.2. I reseated the toner cartridges. Where is the brake release, carousel drive motor and rotary drive assembly?

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Click on this link:

http://www.laserquipt.com/support/idx/7/111/article/HP-Color-LaserJet-4500-and-4550-Series-Printers--How-to-Resolve-542-Errors.html

The brake release as the photo will show is to the right under the cartridge access door.

Posted on Oct 20, 2008

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I tried this solution but wasn't quite sure how it's possible.
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you try to pull out the catridge. If it is locked, then adjust it to the position to be free."

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