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Machine has a catching noise

Sounds like my gears are not running smooth making an errrrrg noise
of course i stopped the machine so i am not sure if it is even printing.

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Re: machine has a catching noise

See if it's printing or not, usually the fuser gears wear out and either the gears need replacing or the full fuser assembly, there are other possibilities but this is likely the cause

NOTE: try removing the cartridge then turn on to make sure it's not that

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Posted on Jan 10, 2008

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