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F-1 finisher not stapleing

Ive recently repaired an f1 finisher for an IR5000. However, when I rebuilt it, powered up the copier, and ran test copies, the paper jam had been fixed, but it will not staple. The carriage goes to the correct position when telling it which corner to staple to, but does not complete the process. I have switched the carriage for a known good one off of another finisher, and have taken the staple cassette out and removed the sheet of staples that was being currently fed. There is no error code given, the multiple copies are collated together, and there is a pause where the stapling should be, but none is being done.



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Re: f-1 finisher not stapleing

Have you tried the staple setup procedure, or maybe swap the Finisher DC Controller off the Finisher that the known-good stapler carraige came from? I think DC Controller.

Posted on Nov 16, 2007

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