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My scanner locked up. It is a 4870 Photo printer

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  • sheraphics Nov 25, 2008

    I scanned 3 pages fine. On the 4th page, I heard this clicking noise and the scanner bar is stuck and will not move. I turned off, unplugged, but did not correct problem.

  • zabrina liang May 11, 2010

    can you clarify what your printer is doing?

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There is a micro switch in there somewhere and you need to make sure and press it. This will unlock the bar. If you cannot find it, your best bet is to take the scanner apart, carefully. push the scanner bar back to the starting position. Make sure it is snug at the end or you will have to redo the whole thing.

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