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Consistent Squeaking Noise

I'm on my second toner and lately, there's a consistent squeaking noise as the unit warms up and it peaks when actually printing the page. Calls to Sharp technicians didn't provide any clues or any help. Reseating the toner or drum had no effect. For the price of another toner or drum, I'm ready to prucahse another MFP probably go back to a Brother.

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Re: Consistent Squeaking Noise

We've got the same problem and in our case it isn't the nice easily-removable drum unfortunately.

Posted on Mar 07, 2008

Re: Consistent Squeaking Noise

I had the same squeaking. I found that it was the drum (the greenish colored roller that pops right out the side along with the toner cartridge). All I did was take a little wd40 and lubricate the ends of the drum. It fixed it right up. Good luck!!!

Posted on Oct 09, 2007

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Re: Consistent Squeaking Noise

The fuser unit, [near the paper exit] which heat-sets [fuses] the toner onto the paper, has bearings (bushings) that are screaming for high-temperature grease. Open it, and apply some common sewing machine oil onto the bushings. If the noise stops, you will need to repeat this every 2-3 months or disassemble the fuser roller and apply high-temperature grease.

Posted on Jun 24, 2007

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