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EP3050 error code C0040

Letter paper drawer no longer functioned, wouldn't open nor lift paper into position

legal paper drawer still worked so exchanged drawers as only drawer I use is letter size.

But problem not in lift motor as bottom tray which is now letter tray opens and lifts paper but have C0040 error code

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A C0040 error code indicates a problem with the suction deck fan. It has nothing to do with the paper lift motors.

The fan is accessed by removing the rear cover of the copier. It is right in the center. These are readily available (p/n 9313-1310-61) although they are not cheap (around $200 retail).

Posted on Nov 15, 2008

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