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Dell 5100cn Black Developer Unit

I know I have read a solution in the past that explained how to replace the black developer unit on a Dell 5100cn, but I can't find it now. Can you please list the steps to replace this unit. I really appreciate it.

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Scott
Same problem and no parts breakouts to be found

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  • Aerator Dec 20, 2008

    Hi, I need a parts break out for replacing the Developer Drive Assembly Part # M6091 - please note, this is not the toner cartridge, nor the developer or fuser or transfer web - it is the drive assembly.

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Hi and welcome to FixYa,

Your specific requirement "how to replace the black developer unit on a Dell 5100cn"

Initially in versions available in my country, the following must be removed:

  • the top cover, the left side cover, the high voltage power supply, the supply tubes (this is where the toner travels from the actual toner cartridges down to the developers);
  • the photo developers are located behind the imaging drum;
  • remove the drum to expose the 4 developers;
  • you can see the 4 separate developers in the developer frame;
  • once the tubes are removed, you have to remove the developer frame from the printer;
  • then you can get to the actual photo developer.
Note: Pls be very careful when placing the imaging drum, a flase move and easily damage any of the drumkit.

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The instructions are located in the owners manual here is a link to it

ITS FREE

http://office.manualsonline.com/manuals/mfg/dell/dell_printer_product_list.html

Instructions to replace the toner and image transfer drum is in there as well as the laser unit.

Posted on Dec 20, 2008

  • Rishi Roshan Ali Dec 20, 2008

    BTW Benimur has given you detailed instructions he is preety good at these sort of things.

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Http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/5100cn/en/OM/om_en.pdf

Goto the above link for the manual on your unit then check out the matinence section for it.
Should help

Posted on Dec 17, 2008

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Please refer to this link this will show you step by step how to replace the toner

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/5100cn/en/UG/section20.html#1092583

Posted on Dec 17, 2008

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Hi and welcome to FixYa,

You are right. The procedure was initially posted by Corysf62 on this problem. Excerpt from that post:
  • "The photo developers are located behind the imaging drum. you can see the 4 seperate developers, in the developer frame, when you remove the drum unit...You need to remove the top cover, the left side cover, the high voltage power supply, the supply tubes ( where the toner travels from the actual toner cartridges down to the developers ). Then once the tubes are removed, you have to remove the developer frame from the printer. Then you can get to the actual photo developer."
Good luck and Thank you for using FixYa. Happy Holidays.

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If you chose to persue this repair, you can probably find a replacement developer drive by doing either a google search for the part number listed ( H6702 ) or an ebay search for the same. We can also provide you with removal and replacement instructions.

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The only other posibility is that the printhead needs to be cleaned, however, in order to clean the printhead you would still need to remove the developer frame assembly to access the front of the printhead.

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The only effect that the "non Dell toner" setting has is to raise the fuser temperature to the maximum. Since all toners are made up of ink and plastic, the fuser is what melts the fine plastic to the paper.

Dell toner is designed to melt at a lower temperature, however, since the non dell toners temperature value is unknow, this setting allows for that unknown.

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The photo developers are located behind the imaging drum. you can see the 4 seperate developers, in the developer frame, when you remove the drum unit.

More then likely, if only the black is printing poorly, and the colors are printing ok, then the black photo developer is defective. This is a very messy job if you do not know what you are doing, and very involved.

You need to remove the top cover, the left side cover, the high voltage power supply, the supply tubes ( where the toner travels from the actual toner cartridges down to the developers ). Then once the tubes are removed, you have to remove the developer frame from the printer. Then you can get to the actual photo developer.

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