Question about Ricoh Office Equipment & Supplies
This is a fuser code; it can be reset on newer models by pressing...
clear modes(yellow key)
1, 0, 7
clear stop (hold down until screen changes)
select copier sp
turn machine off with red rocker switch(likely on left side of machine)
wait 10 seconds and turn back on
If the code comes back, there is likely something malfunctioning on the machine, and it will require service. If not, this should get you by for awhile.
Posted on Nov 19, 2009
Yeah, what he said... Here is the info from the service manual:
SC546: Unstable fusing temperature
The fusing temperature varies 50°C or more within 1 second twice
• Thermistor defective
• Poor connection of the fusing unit
• Power supply unit defective
I'd go with the idea that the thermistors (2 of them) probably have a significant build-up of toner, and should be cleaned or replaced.
Check your copy counter and see how many copies/prints it has:
Press User Tools/Counter button in upper left of the control panel, then select the touch-screen button 'Counter' in the lower right of the screen. The fusing unit is supposed to be serviced about every 120,000 copies/prints.
Generally an error like this will go away, initially, after performing the reset function the other poster listed, but odds are it will return soon, and the problem will only get worse.
Posted on Nov 20, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SC546Fusing ready temperature malfunction
Look sanity of the block of the fastening, fuser
Check join , замерьте resistance termo lamp, termistor and termo fuse.
Posted on Sep 28, 2009
546 A Unstable fusing temperature The fusing temperature varies 50°C or more within 1 second twice continuously. • Thermistor defective(temp. senzors in the fixing unit) • Poor connection of the fusing unit • Power supply unit defective
Posted on Jul 12, 2010
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