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Drum full of waste toner. Do i have to replace the

I am getting an error message "drum full of waste toner". Do I have to replace the whole drum unit?

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I have no idea what ikkenom is smoking.

The Drum Cartridge unit is as user-replaceable as a toner cartridge.

Yes, you will have to replace the drum cart.

http://accessories.us.dell.com/sna/PopupProductDetail.aspx?c=us&l=en&cs=bsdv&sku=310-5732

Dell wants $169 for this part. Here's what it does:

Highlights

* Applies toner to the page
* Provides a usable life of up to 42,000 page impressions (up to 10,500 pages per color)

Overview The Imaging Drum Kit from Dell is specifically designed for use with Dell Color Laser Printer. This kit includes an imaging drum and instructions on how to replace it. It applies toner to the page and offers a usable life of up to 42,000 page impressions (up to 10,500 pages per color).The part number located on this toner cartridge is: P4866


Manufacturer Part# : M5065
Dell Part# : 310-5732



It comes with very detailed instructions on how to remove the old cartridge and install the new one. Very easy, but there's no way around the price tag.


Posted on Nov 25, 2009

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This is not a "user-replaceable-part".
Take the printer to a qualified technician, and pay him/her to trouble-shoot.

Posted on Nov 18, 2009

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I want to help but I am a bit confused. First of all just to provide you with additional info, there are basically three criteria that cause a need to replace the drum. One ,as in your case,is when the waste toner level reaches a level that the waste toner sensor gets covered with toner and it gives you the prompt you received. What happens is that despite the fact that in an ideal world ALL of the the image that is formed on the drum to be transferred to the paper actually does transfer completely and therefore no waste. Real world is that a small portion of the image remains on the drum and is cleaned off and deposited "into" the cavity of the drum where the waste toner receptacle resides and the waste toner sensor does as well. Once the waste toner sensor sees an excessive level it generates the prompt you received and the cpu begins to count pages (and I'll be d$%&ED if I can find the exact number) and if the drum is not replaced the device will give an error code and shut down. We will return to this topic in a moment as it is truly the source of our dillema. The second reason to replace the drum is that copy quality has turned to ****. The 1023 drum is good for........laugh with me as to how they determined this number, 26,900 copies. Not 26k. not 27k. Collective ROFL. This second criteria manifests itself in just crappy looking copies, and the end user calls for copy quality problems. The third reason is the abstract. For example a foreign object damages the drum. This includes the human hand.LOL.
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