Question about Xerox Phaser 8500/DN Printer
Does anyone know what this error code means HELP.?
That is a black ink stick count failure.
It is not seeing the black ink stick.
See if a stick is broken or not in place. One may be twisted or just jammed.
Outside chance you would need an ink loader because the sensor is not detecting the ink
Check the black sticks see if you can clear it by moving them around or sliding them up and out and reloading.
Testing the Ink Out Sensors Use this procedure to test if an Ink Out Sensor?s flag works correctly.
1. Remove ink sticks from the ink loader?s channels.
2. Place the printer in Diagnostics Mode by:
a. Turning on the printer and as XEROX appears on the screen, press and hold the Back and Help button until Beginning Service Mode Initialization appears.
b. Scroll to and execute test Monitor: Sensors
a. While error code displayed, press UP arrow and OK key.
b. Scroll to Troubleshooting: Service Tools: Enter Diagnostic Mode. (Printer restarts).
c. Select test 82: Monitor Sensors. Press OK.
d. Scroll to 01: Exit Diagnostics and press OK to return to customer mode.
3. Insert the clean eraser end of a pencil thru the lowermost oval slot. (The eraser end of a pencil closely simulates the bottom rail shape of a Xerox ink stick.)
Slide the pencil down the white channel guide until the sensor is tripped. A sensor change is displayed on the control panel. When the flag is depressed, the front panel will read <color> Ink Present H. When released, the reading will change to L. The test will only display a reading when a sensor change occurs. If a flag is stuck, no sensor reading will be displayed on the front panel. If it doesnt change states you need to replace the ink loader
Posted on Nov 18, 2008
If after following smarttech's advice you decide you need to replace the ink loader, the part number for the 8500 is 133K27711. Here is a video that shows you how to replace it. Also covers the 8400, 8550 and 8560 though the part numbers are different. Good luck, hope it helps.">
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