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I have a RICOH GX 3050N printer it is showing a error code 990

When I did maintenance on the printer doing a head cleanging and nozzzle cleaning an error code 990 flashed in the window

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Ink collection tank full .

Posted on May 06, 2009

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SOURCE: Ricoh 3050 printer, Error 990

We got the same error on our machine, so I called Ricoh Direct Tech Support and they said it is a known manufacturer's error. All you have to do is 1. make sure your product is registered, 2. call them up and tell them the error and 3. they will send you a new machine. You will have to send back the old machine in the same box, but they provide the RMA for you to ship it back in.
Good Luck!

Posted on Jan 09, 2009

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SOURCE: have error code 990 on ricoh gx 3000 printer how do i clear this?

you can try pulling out and reseating the Waste Ink tank which is located behind the machine behind a plastic door cover (left side of machine as you are looking at it from behind). Turn the machine off and on using the main power switch. If the code comes back then you will more than likely need a new Waste Ink Tank.

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SOURCE: I have a Ricoh GX 3050N printer. It says

you will have to change all the cartridges together then power cycle the printer to run initilization to reset the toner condition.

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http://www.ricoh-usa.com/support/knowledgebase.asp?tsn=Ricoh-USA

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