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Replacing paper pickup roller

How do i replace the paper pickup roller of HP Laser Jet 2430n. What are the detailed steps.

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On both sides of pickup rollers there are white bushings rotate the white bushings towards you
Remove the left-side bushing by sliding the bushing to the left.
Slide the roller and shaft toward the left until they clear the hole in the right-side bushing, and
then lift the right end of the shaft.
Slide the roller and shaft toward the right and lift the roller and shaft together out of the printer.

install your new roller then reverse this process to reinstall

Posted on Oct 22, 2008

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To replace (from HP Support):

1. Unplug the power cord from the
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2. Open the toner cartridge door, and
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3. Locate the pickup roller.

4. Release the small, white tabs on
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This can be an issue with one of the faulty sensor across the printer.
Please check if you are able to print from tray 1, e.g. a configuration page.
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CAUTION: Failure to complete this procedure might damage the printer. Unplug the power cord from the printer, and allow the printer to cool.

Figure 1: Unplugging the power cord
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2. Open the print cartridge door, and remove the print cartridge.

Figure 2: Removing the print cartridge
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3. Remove the main input tray (Tray 2).

Figure 3: Removing the main input tray (tray 2)


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4. Open the front automatic two-sided path door (HP LaserJet 1320 series printer only).

Figure 4: Opening automatic two-sided path door


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5.Place the printer on the work surface with the front of the printer facing up.

Figure 5: Placement of printer


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6. Pull the white tabs outward, and rotate the tabs up.
Figure 6: White tabs
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7. Slide the right tab to the right, and leave the tab in this position throughout the procedure.
Figure 7: Right tab movement
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8. Slide the pickup roller assembly to the right, and remove the left end cap.

Figure 8: Pickup roller assembly movement



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9. Remove the pickup roller.


Figure 9: Pickup roller

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10. Insert the left side of the new pickup roller into the left slot (1), and insert the right side (with notches in the shaft) into the right slot (2).

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11. Rotate the shaft until the notches engage and the shaft clicks into place. 12.Place the end cap over the shaft on the left side, push the end cap to the right, and rotate the tab downward into position.



Figure 11: Pickup roller end cap


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13.Push the right tab to the left, and rotate the tab downward into position. 14.Place the printer on the work surface with the top of the printer facing up. 15.Close the front automatic two-sided path door.


Figure 12: Closed automatic two-sided path door
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16.Reinstall the print cartridge, and close the print cartridge door.

Figure 13: Print cartridge
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17.Plug the printer in to turn it back on.

Figure 14: Power cord in

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Perform the following to clean the pickup roller.

1.Remove the pickup roller as described in steps 1 through 9 of Replacing the pickup roller above.

2. Dab a lint-free cloth in water, and scrub the roller.

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Figure 15: Scrubbing the roller




3. Using a dry, lint-free cloth, wipe the pickup roller to remove loosened dirt. Figure 16: Wiping the pickup roller
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4. Allow the pickup roller to dry completely before you reinstall it in the printer (see steps 10 through 17 of Section with a task ).

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Figure 17: Reinstalling the pickup roller

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Check all this ---------
1.check the paper pickup roller may be its not functioning
proper.
2.check the paper pickup sensor(clean this)
3.check the paper pickup tray for proper work.
4.check the gear of paper pickup.

thanks

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