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My HP laserjet 1200 is making a terrible noise when printing - do you have to oil the rollers?

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  • Kaviraj Ramputty May 11, 2010

    first check what isthe cause of the problem,the cartridge or the printer. Put another cartridge and see if the noise is still there.

    Ifthenoise persist, what kind of noise and from which side of the printer. Oiling is very rarely needed.

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No Please don't oil any part of the printer, oiling may damage the complete printer first check if the nopise is coming from rear, Top, Front or side.
If noise is coming from Top than possibly top outbin roller are making noise.
If side tham may be toner cartridge or cartridge motor is making.
If noise is coming from rear than either fuser or the gear which rotates the fuser are making noise.
If noise is coming from from than Tray 2 pickup assembly or faulty tray is making noise possibly faulty registration assembly can also mak noise none of the part should be oiled only the faulty part should be replaced.

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I removed left, rear and right sides. My guru suggested that I buy a can of compressed air and blow out accumulated dust and toner. Did. Hooked it up. Works fine - for now, anyway.

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If the noise is a clicking-popping noise, you probably have bad gears, bad toner or a bad fuser

Posted on Jun 21, 2009

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I would leave the printer off and contact your printer's technical support department and let them know and they are the professionals specifically for that and they would be able to give you an answer and provide you with choices to fix the problem!

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SOURCE: My HP Laserjet 1200 is screeching constantly

Probably the laser-mirror motor. It will screech until the load gives a error and the printer shows error/ is dead.
However, the motor can be lubed. Remove sides, remove screws found, remove top cover. Remove and open the black box containing laser. Remove motor board and lube the motor, dont get the mirror dirty. Asseble. Total time 15min...

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noise is caused by the toner cartridge and paper is not going trough because there is a plastic milar clse to the feed roller that is bent,find it and push it towards the inside of printer (is a black or dark brown plastic mylar)

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Sorry, it's old, cranky, and worn out. Live with it, or buy a new one, it's not cost effective to fix it.

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