Question about Canon FAXPHONE L170 Plain Paper Laser

1 Answer


Does anyone know how to stop the very loud screeching ring the fax machine makes when a fax is about to come in. Does anyone know what I am talking about? It rings for like a second, but it is horrible.

Posted by on

  • jackiegirl Sep 25, 2007

    There is nothing in the manual.
    I will try that tape idea.

  • JChalups May 11, 2010

    I just tapped the side of my L170 and it still presents a loud screaming beep. Any idea where the speaker might be? Nothing I can see on the surface or inside by removing the cartridge. 



1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points


    An expert that got 10 achievements.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 363 Answers

Assuming there's nothing in the manual that tells you how to stop it. Is there a hole where the sound comes from? Block it up with blu-tack or sticky tape. Regards

Posted on Sep 25, 2007

  • Martin B
    Martin B Sep 29, 2007

    Let us know if it worked!



1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017


Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have a Samsung Tab A6 that keeps making a loud screeching noise And boots itself it was freezing the screen but when I factory reset it that seem to stop now it's just making the loud screeching noise...

Where did you get the phone from.?
I suggest you take it back to them & get your money back as a screeching sound is usually a network-lockout noise from a stolen phone.?
Best of luck.

Mar 09, 2018 | Samsung Tablets & eReaders

3 Answers

Making loud screeching noise

check drive belt driving altanator and air con it sounds like it needs adjusting

Dec 30, 2013 | Saab 900 Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

When i try to start it makes a loud grinding

Your starter bendix is not kicking far enough to mesh with the ring gear, replace your starter and shim it is it take shims.

Jan 08, 2010 | 1995 Oldsmobile 88

1 Answer

Loud screeching noise coming from car after stops.

the screeching noise is most likely caused by a slipping belt or pully. transmission probably needs fluid and filter changed.

Jun 02, 2009 | 1990 Ford Tempo

3 Answers

Loud screeching noise on spin cycle

I have the same problem...during SPIN it make a LOUD SCREECHING sound.

Apr 20, 2009 | Maytag PAV2300 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Monitor makes loud screeching vacuum sound; no screen display..?

check to make sure that there arent any magnets near or around it

Apr 13, 2009 | HP Vs17 17" LCD Flat Panel Monitor

1 Answer

The fax machine is making an unbearably loud screeching sound

that will be the drum unit arching you will probably need a new drum unit. you can try cleaning the drum some times that helps'

PS. remove the toner before you clean the drum unit use compress air and make sure you are outside the house it is messy.

any other question please let me know.

Mar 04, 2009 | Brother IntelliFAX 4100 Laser Fax

2 Answers


I have the same problem. If you get an answer, please share with me. thank you....

Sep 25, 2007 | Canon FAXPHONE L170 Plain Paper Laser

Not finding what you are looking for?
Canon FAXPHONE L170 Plain Paper Laser Logo

413 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Canon Office Equipment & Supplies Experts


Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

old marine
old marine

Level 3 Expert

2061 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Are you a Canon Office Equipment and Supply Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides