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Open heat error

Came in this morning and saw "Open Heat Error" cycle power message on my sp 5100n Ricoh.

Any direction would be much appreicated

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From looking at the manual it looks as if you have a faulty thermistor. When warming up, it has to heat up to at least 60 degrees. If it stays lower then 60 degrees celsius for over 35 seconds and doesn't reach 60 within that time frame then that would cause the open heat error that is happening on your machine.

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Hi,

"Open Heat Error" Means --- You need to make sure the voltage of the fuser is compatible with your printer.

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Thanks for using FixYa.

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Posted on Feb 09, 2009

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