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HEAD LIFT ERROR ON FARGO DTC500 - Fargo Office Equipment & Supplies

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Where can i go to solve this problem of printheadlift?

Posted on Oct 23, 2010

  • makusafe Nov 14, 2010

    Turn off printer, and try to reseat the ribbom cable that connects to the back of the printer, if that doesn't work and you getting screatching sunds during boot up, the printer needs a new o-ring, and will need to go back to Fargo

  • makusafe Nov 14, 2010

    oops! back of Printer Head


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I had the same issue with a DCT515. After doing a bunch of updates and getting no where I took the advice above and checked the o-ring. It was fine but there were some bits of plastic caught in the gears in the front of the machine that move the print head up and down. After cleaning them out with a pick and air can it started turning all the way round and now it works. Not sure how the plastic got in there but something to check.

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Replace the o-ring ubder the headlift motor

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