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PE16 xerox How can i open the xerox PE16 scanner so i can clean it plse advise

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You have to remove the 4 screws from the back of the machine, and remove the back cover.
Then remove both side covers. They are on with plastic tabs on the sides. They will with some work pop off.
Be sure NOT to break the wire to the speaker when removing the covers.
You next have to remove the connectors from the document feeder and scanner located on the right side of the machine looking from the rear. Also unscrew the ground wire.
Remove 2 screws from the back portion of where the scanner is connected to the frame, just above the fuser.
Slowly remove the scanner/feeder assembly. They interlock into the front of the machine.
Remove the document feeder from the scanner. Just slides out.
Lay the scanner glass side down.
Remove the screws holding the controle consol on, remove and unplug the consol. Then take the screws out of the scanner, from the top, that hold the scanner together. There are a couple of tabs you need to release to seperate the upper and lower scanner.
Then you have to carefully pop the tabs in the scanner head to release the lamp assembly from the CCD assembly to clean the mirrors, being very careful not to break one of the mirrors in the process of popping the tabs to realease the lamp bracket assembly.
Clean with a soft cloth and glass cleaner, then repeat the procedure in reverse to put it back together.
Take your time and be sure you get everything plugged back in.
You just about take the machine down to nothing to clean the scanner.
Not difficult, But please take your time and make notes, or careful mentally make notes so reassambly is easier.
Hope this helps.

Posted on Jan 28, 2008

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