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Error Code Printer is Flashing "L" then "1" then "L" again and "1". Toner is full, paper tray ready. This is not one of the codes posted on the printer for service to toner, paper, or drum. We can not find user manual. Anyone have any ideas what this code means?

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  • contactmeok2 Feb 04, 2009

    Sharp AL1540 CS

    Error code L 1

    The lamp comes on and tries to move. I have taken the glass off and moved the lamp all the way across to the left side. I left it there and turned the power on it moved back to start position by itself however I am still getting the error code.

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L1 means the lamp is not moving from the home position.
Normally its just hitting the sensor bracket and being stalled.
You could have a broken scan cable. Or motor bad.
Open the document feeder and turn the machine on, see if the lamp tries to move, If it does the motor and cables are fine just hitting someting and not actuating the home sensor.
If it doesnt move, suspect the motor first, cable or pully problem then the main board.
If its not moving, I would try unplugging the machine, remove the glass and see if you can freely move the lamp carriage.

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7Step Seven Click to enlargeIf the paper does tear, try rotating the roller gears manually to free the paper (see B). Don't force anything, though.SEE PICS http://www.imagehost.ro/pict/0104365847293bcaa9870.jpg

8Step Eight Replace the toner or ink cartridge and paper trays, close any doors you opened and turn the printer back on.
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