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PCU problem Hi, I am getting an error ' Reset PCU correctly.....YELLOW' I have doublecjhecked the guide as here: http://www.fixya.com/support/p286011-ricoh_aficio_ap3800c_laser_printer/manual-19290/page-23 But all appears to be correct, as I thought. Any suggestions? Cheers Gary

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  • gazzap63 Nov 26, 2007

    Yes they are tightened down.
    Cheers
    Gary

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Have you tightened the two screws either end of the brown retaining bar (inner cover) ? Is there a small white plastic bar sticking out from the front of the yellow PCU ? This white "stick" activates a switch in the inner cover

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This is a PCU PCB Communication error. 9 times out of ten it will reset by simply switching the machine off and then on again. If the problem persists here is the section from the manual that describes the possible causes and remedies.

E7-90
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Cause
PCU PWB connector connection trouble. PCU PWB - MFP PWB connection trouble. PCU PWB trouble.
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HOW DO YOU RESET THE PCU ON RICOH CL3500N


I had the same issue with my CL3500N. I kept taking out and reinserting the color PCU with the same resulting error. However, I fixed my problem. My color PCU is now reset and printing
Instructions on how I fixed the issue:
1) Turn off the printer and remove the color PCU from the printer
2) Look inside the printer where you removed the color PCU and you will notice three attach points (gears) that each of the three color PCU rollers connect to the printer.
3) Notice that each roller inside the printer has an arrow stamped in metal pointing toward it. On my printer, one at approximately the 2 o'clock position, 9 o'clock position and 3 o'clock position.
4) On the color PCU look at the end of unit that you insert into the printer. Notice the white female connectors on each of three rollers. Look closely and you will see that there are notches inside each connector (gears). One of those notches is longer than the others.
5) For each roller insert your finger into the white connector (gear) to rotate the roller so the long notch aligns with the arrow inside the printer. Be careful not to touch the photo sensitive area of the roller.
6) Insert the color PCU into the printer and turn it on. May need trial and error to align the notch correctly, but it certainly worked for me.

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Lanier 126cn keeps printing one page only and then it displays SC 363 error code. It freezez in this mode completely. Next time you have to power off and then back on in order to print another 1 page only....


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You get this message because the PCU isn't seated properly. This is a link for the user manual for this printer: http://www.ricoh-usa.com/downloads/manuals/printers/cl2000.pdf On page 13 shows a diagram that indicates the photoconductor unit on the printer. Page 60 shows you different error messages, what they mean and how to fix it. It means you have to take out the pcu and reseat it into the printer, it is not in correctly. Page 29 shows you how to do this. It has pictures of how to take out the pcu and put it in correctly. I hope you get it fixed.

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