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Message says lid is open when it is closed

On my Lexmark X3480 all in one printer,Message says lid is open when it is closed. Sometimes it will work and outher times I cant even shut it down.

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Hi,

Please try out the blow mentioned 2 options. I am sure the problem will be sorted out:


  1. When you lift the cover up along the back end of the gray plastic bottom cover, you'll see a square opening close to the right side hinge.
    There should be a little white plastic piece sticking out of there. If not, it fell into the guts of the printer. You have to remove the gray plastic and find the white lever and replace it onto a micro-switch along the back where the square opening is/was.
    You'll see a PCB (printed circuit board) there and the micro-switch will be located on that...
Hope this helps


2. Remove the screws on the front of the cover when it is open. Once removed At the back of the unit 2/3 rd from the left there is a small switch if this is pushed in ( and held by whatever means sellotape etc it will opperate normally (to change cartridge you may have to re do)

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