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Fusing belt damage

HELP NEEDED!!! During printing on my Aficio AP3800c, paper jams in the fusing unit and causes fusing belt damage. After byig new fusing unit.... few prints, and THE SAME HAPPENDS!!! The new belt is damaged, too!!! What could be the problem? Where in Europe can I buy only fusing belt?

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Re: fusing belt damage

You should be able to buy the part from a Ricoh dealer - it's a part as opposed to a consumable. There are, however, two issues to take into account: 1) It costs nearly as much as a complete unit to buy 2) They are really tricky to fit.

I suspect you have used the old oil supply unit in your new fuser. If so the problem is probably there.

It may be that the paper jam has broken one of the upper fuser fingers. In the past I have removed these and the fuser has worked fine. You may find you get the occasional rap around but it should be a rare event.

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