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What do you recommend as a cleaner for the pick-up rollers? We have been using it for about 6 months and the pick-up of pages is getting touchy.

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If you can remove the rollers, then soap and warm water. If you can't remove them, then use a damp cloth. There is a rubber roller cleaner that printer techs use but I don't know how easy it would be to find. Do NOT use any alcohol based cleaners. They'll clean your roller but they'll also shorten the lifespan of the rubber a great deal.

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Hi, it's Allie from Crucial Vacuum!

Your Hoover Windtunnel may have stopped working for several reasons. First, make sure that your unit is properly plugged into an electrical outlet and make sure the electrical outlet is working correctly. Vacuum units, and other appliances, protect themselves from sudden electrical charges, ups and downs. Make sure the electrical fuse and breaker are on, if not reset breaker.

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We are a medical office that is currently using the fujitsu fi-6110. When scanning documents the feeder is pulling through 2-3 pages at a time and we are not getting all of the documents scanned due to...

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Lift the top Cover, Locate the roller and clean them. Depending upon the make & model of the fax you have, lift the top cover accordingly and locate the paper pickup roller.

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Vacuum's brush does not spin on (low) carpet unless switched to "high" but then roller does not pick up hair on carpet. Belts are in good condition. Maybe belts are loose?
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okay, for starters, it sounds like your machine has been properly service in along time. typically on this machine every 6-12 months. anyway turn off and unplug the machine. it will need the optics cleaned for starters( you must remove the guide plates and then remove the glass and be very careful but slide the scanner out and clean the 3 mirrors with glass cleaner and a very soft cloth. then reassemble. slide out the transfer unit and inspect but do not touch the drum, the machine should have come with a corona wire cleaner, clean them, very careful not to break them. reinstall. the cleaning web you are refering to is okay for one roller to be dirty but there are two, one that is new felt and the other is where the used or dirty felt is. then there are the orange and black rollers which should stay clean without any real marks if your cleaning web is working properly. then as far as all the rollers except the drum(never touch, ever.) you can use rubbing alcohol moistened cloth to wipe and turn, wipe and turn. your paper pick up tires are propably very dirty causing your machine to misfeed. so clean them all. they are right over where the paper drawer sits. Good Luck, Don't break anything. if you very careful you will be able to fix this machine.

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