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Dell 5100cn laser printer

Wanted to ask if a Dell 5100 is a Xerox, or Fuji printer, have a problem where developer will not drive looks like black toner is locked up, also may have damaged clutch on gear drive for developer. Cannot get solid answer from Dell on part number for developer gear drive assembly. They gave me a part number for the motor, but could not say if it was with the gear drive or not.

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Yes, Dell Color Laser 5000 series printers are Xerox printers. Good luck finding the part....

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My dell printer 5100cn , print quality very light, replaced inks drum and still having problem with black


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there is a wire cleaning tool in the machine usually.

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That's what you need a developer drive assembly, I've replaced several of these with exact issues. After replacing the part printer prints color.

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Printing noises - no ink transferring


Sounds like you may need to replace the developer drive assembly. This is the motor and gear assy that drive the color developers. it is located on the right side middle, 3 screws hold it in place. be careful when replacing to not over tightened screws.

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Dell 3110cn color laser prints with black "haze" on all pages


You probably used a "GENERIC" toner cartridge on one of your toners.

This caused the developers to get contaminated, now they need to be replaced (probably Black & Blue)

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56Tbird


not a problem at all.

This should fix your issue. I won't say it is a common failure, as the machine overall is very reliable, however for this problem the magenta developer is the most common failure for the 5100 and 5110.

Check your email shortly for the document and additional comments.

Please take a moment to rate this solution,

Thanks,

Cory

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This sounds like a typical Developer Drive failure. The Developer Drive for color is different that the black developer drive. This is why black can print fine, but colors are faint or non existant. see below,a recent bullitin about this exact issue from Dell. ( the ROS, is the printhead, and is located behind the 4 developers.

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Print Quality Issue
1. Problem: - Color images are extremely faint or not produced, but black images are produced without any problem.
Resolution: - Replace Developer drive assembly (H6702) and clean ROS Window/Glass.
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.

Good Luck

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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.

In any case, neither of these things will cause lite, or faded print. In Fact, the toner cartridge for this model is actually nothing more then a toner storage device. Some cartridges contain the toner, the developer, and the drum. On the 5100 and the 5110 this is not the case.

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.

Good luck.

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dont know if this helps but the dell 5100 is a rebadged xerox 6250,maybe you can find a manual for that one easier.

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