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IBM / Lexmark 1464 - ''143 Service Motor Error''

Hi - I bought a used printer that was presumably in good condition. When I started it up, I received an error message on our printer during the self-test:

143 Service Motor Error

It fails to proceed beyond the self test. Any thoughts or is this now a throwaway?

Many thanks for any thoughts - this doesn't seem to be a common error code on the Internet.

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  • sl8d2bd1 Jul 21, 2009

    If it helps, I've got a 2nd 1464 available to me for spare parts and am fairly handy with tools. If I understood what likely has failed, I could probably swap out the parts to make a single good printer. Tough economic times means another decent printer will have to wait if at all possible.

    Additional thoughts truly appreciated...

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Throwaway, i would say replace it but would cost more

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  • dholaday Jul 21, 2009

    throwaway, i would say replace it but would cost more

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