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Mem check failure replace dimm error message shown on hp laserjet p3005n printer .please sugest me how to solve this error.

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Hi<br /> <br /> The formatter board in the printer is faulty. The heat from the chips softens the soldier and makes the joints bad causing all types of misleading errors.<br /> To solve the problem you can try two differant methords, both will endevour to melt the soldier joints back to good.<br /> <br /> Slide the right hand cover to the back of the printer and remove.<br /> <br /> Open metal door to see formatter board<br /> <br /> Disconnect the three wires from the top left of board, they only go in one way so you do not need to mark them.<br /> <br /> Undo the screws around the board and pull the board free.<br /> <br /> Using a hot air paint stripper heat up the reverse side of the board applying plenty of heat to the soldier joints<br /> <br /> Reasemble<br /> <br /> Do a cold restart and away it should go.<br /> <br /> Alternative to the hot air gun you can but the board in the oven.<br /> Trust me on this one it will survive.<br /> <br /> Support the board at the edges on small blocks of wood to stop it from touching the pan<br /> <br /> Pre heat the oven to 180 degrees<br /> (soldier melts around 165)<br /> <br /> Put the board in for eight minutes and then remove, let cool befour touching.<br /> <br /> Reasemble<br /> <br /> Do a cold restart and the printer should work.<br /> <br /> Chris<!-- from fixya rte -->

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THE DIMM is a memory module that has either dislogged ( moved the unit recently?) or is damaged. Check the integrity of the Memory module by unseating and reseating first . If that fails to fix it get a new module.

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