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Code 215 What does it mean when the code 215 comes up on the screen? My machine will not work at all. all it keeps showing is a box with a line though it and code 215. What can I do?????

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Sounds like a keyboard problem, try unpluging the key board if the condition stay the same its bad, yoy can replace it or try this.

The rt. connector has seven of the connections on the rt. bussed together, wrap a piece of foil over the seven connections this should solve the problem.


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NOTE: Some Status codes will not clear even though the problem has been fixed. Status codes that will not clear must be manually reset using the 'Fault Reset 14 Procedure'.
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  2. Locate the Image Quality button, below the Auto on the Control Panel, toward the left side.
  3. Press the buttons in the following sequence within 4 seconds. Press [C] (Clear), press [Image Quality], press [C] (Clear) again, press [Image Quality] again.
  4. The error code should disappear. If the Status code does not clear, repeat step 3 until the status code clears; but no more than five times.
  5. Use the [10] and [1] buttons to enter 14 on the Display Screen, as if you were to make 14 copies.
  6. Press the [Start] button. The machine should be ready to use.
  7. Make a copy, to check that the machine is working properly

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