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Replacing an encoder strip in a Lexmark X4270

I have tried to put the strip back in b/c it's completely out of the printer following the instruction given by help support but is unable to locate the slots on the back of printer cart. door. Where exactly is it suppose to be put and will I have to replacre it if I continue to touch it? Thanks to whoever can help!!.

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Hey jessies well the the encoder strip is which comes back of catridge carrier , just call back the customer care, they will help u out

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The 1200 error is caused by a cartridge carrier stall. This can happen if the encoder strip is out
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Please follow the steps given below:
1. Turn off the All-In-One by pressing the power button. Open the control panel and cartridge access
2. Gently grasp the cartridge carrier belt in the area indicated by the blue arrow and move it to the
3. On the back of the cartridge carrier, there is a small slot that the encoder strip fits into.
Remove the print cartridges and then gently push the encoder strip down and then back up to get it
into the slot. NOTE: If the strip is completely out of the slot, it may be necessary to move it
first forward and then back.
4. Reinsert the print cartridges and slide the cartridge carrier back to the right. Then close the
cartridge access door and the control panel and turn the All-In-One back on.
5. Did the error message return?
If Yes, continue to 'Contacting Lexmark' below.
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Replacing encoder strip om Lexmark X6170

First unplug your printer...

Lift your printer top, like you are going to change your ink cartridges.

Unplug your scanner & control panel by disconnecting the 3 ribbon cables

Then, you will need a screwdriver (philips head). remove the screws (about 4) from the inside housing cover.

After you have this cover off...

You should be able to see the sides of the cartridge. Take your encoder strip (gently) and thread it through the back of the cartriidges. Note: There are small slits on the side where you can thread.

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