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Re: Close top cover
Start by trying this.
Open the cover and look around for openings in the where the cover closes. In those openings there are interlock switches. 1 of 2 things have happened.
1, The switch may have become dislodged.
2. Look on the cover you have opened for actuators, ( pieces of plastic sticking out) that would go into those holes to turn the switch on when closed. Those often break off.
One of those 2 items is your problem, The switch is just not being actuated properly.
Make sure nothing is binding the cover also.
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The Exit 2 interlock switch is either broken or off it's base or defective. If you open up the top door on left side of print, there is a push button switch that mounts on the back side. If you're standing on the left side of printer it's located on the top left. Make sure it's mounted properly and try to push the button with your finger and see if error goes away, if not replace switch, part number 110E11580.
The cover sensor might have dislodged or not in its proper position. You could try to reset your printer to determine if there's a hardware fault. Remove the cartridges from your printer. Close the cover. Unplug and replug your printer into the power source. When the printer turns on completely, reinsert your cartridges. Check if error appears again. (Error: 'Cover open, please close the cover')
The two covers on top are just not aligned properly. Open both top covers (one opens to the right one to the left). Close the cover that opens toward the right 1st (you should hear it click into place) then close the second cover. Press "ok" should be good to go.
When the printer is used often, and ink and dust accumulate inside, the detector switch will sometimes get stuck and won't be depressed by the cover correctly. Open the cover and look right next to the sticker. There is a small rectangular hole with the switch. Use a very thin tool like a small screwdriver or paperclip bent open to push the switch inside the hole to the back of the printer. Do NOT push it just down! You *must* move the switch away from you. Hold the switch in this position and close the cover. Carefully pull out your tool from the gap.
the meaning of cover is open means --------the cover means.the thing which you lift to remove or install the cartridges.just keep that cover closed.if that cover is closed still its showing the same error.then the sensor which detects the cover closed is got moved from its orignal position.to reset the sensor just tap all the sides of the printer for couple of minutes.mostly the top side and front side of the printer.and then check out the error must go away.if still the same error then its quite possible that sensor is broked as it very very delicate .so it needs a technician to replace the broken sensor.the cost to replace the sensor must not exceed then $5.