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Gear grinding noise

I have a customer that says the machine is making a gear grinding noise. Any ideas? I thought it might be a fuser problem. I have not worked on a Panasonic machine.

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  • udnudn Jan 26, 2008

    Thanks, I will try that when i get in front of the machine. Where can I buy parts for these machines?

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    brian c May 11, 2010

    Are they complaining about any print quality problems?



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There is no spring flap on this brand of toner cartrige.

one- try changing the toner if it still grinds, what error codes are you getting

if its a j43-j44 then it could be your fuser

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Sounds like it could be the toner cart is not mating properly. Sometimes this could be simply that the spring and flap arrangement on the plastic case of the cartridge has become misaligned. It is not necessary to have the flap(cover) present once the cartridge is installed in the machine. Just remove it in it's entirety if you can't re-align it.

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