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Printer not working-making noise

Message: Check Printer press OK. Makes a growling sound like the print head is trying to move and is stuck..? Any ideas? It was fine yesterday.

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Re: printer not working-making noise

There might be somethng jammed in the printer, Look and see if there is anything there...
if not then unplug the printer and move the print head all the way to the other side being carefull not to force it. If ou have to use a lot of force to move it then somethng is jamming it.

With the print head all the way to the other side look at the drive belt(the thing that moves to move the print head its like a rubber belt with groves it should go all the way across the printer) and the cables abd ensure its in correctly..

Turn the printer back on and it should work..

If not then take the printer apart and look at all the gears and bands to see if anyis broken or out of place. replace broken components or fit what ever has slipped ut of place back and you should be fine.

Posted on Dec 31, 2007

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