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My Xerox B/W Copier XC 1044

All I get is a flashing "H4" code. Xerox support said "Reseat the Fuser". I did and still get the same H4 code. The Fuser Bulb appears intact and shows OK on a multimeter continuity check, and the copper contacts are proper and centrally connected. What should I look for next?

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  • dansalvo Jun 09, 2008

    No p-aper jam/toner looks fine

  • dansalvo Jun 09, 2008

    Power cycling already tried many times. Still "H4" display. Fuser was "reseated"-no help. Are you suggesting I purchase a new replacement Fuser ? I already thought of that but would expect some degree of certainty before replacing expensive parts. Is there a way to "default" or clear the "H4"?

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Power cycle the unit and reset it to default, if you have the same error try replacing the fuser.

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    Edgar Allan Pagayona Jun 09, 2008

    Resetting the settings or clearing all warnings should get rid of the error but if you had the fuser for quite a while then chances are you need to replace it, that is a consumable part of the printer actually.




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When was the fuser last replaced?

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Look for any paper jam, and inspect the toner

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    An H4 Error code indicates a low fuser temperature, below normal operating conditions. Try first turning off the power supply for 5 seconds, then back on-

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    micromaster Jun 09, 2008

    press then release these buttons individually, in this order: "clear" "exposure mode" "clear" "exposure mode". after this set number of copies then press print button. if this fails the fuser unit is faulty..



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To reset the H3 or H4 condition on just about any Xerox XC or XD series copier press the following key's in sequence and as quickly as possible (with 4 seconds for the first 4 keys)
Press "C" then the far left key (exposure mode) then the "C" key then the far left again.
So in other words C, far left, C, far left
If done correctly the display should go blank.
Now key in 14 as if you were going to make 14 copies.
Now press the print button.
The machine should reset and the code should be gone.
9 times out of 10 this is a false code that pops up due to power surges or noise.
If the code comes back this means you have a heater lamp or thermal fuse (more common) failure in the fusing area and will need service.
This procedure will work on all Xerox XD and XC models
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Xerox XC and XD series copier H3 or H4 error code reset procedure


To reset the H3 or H4 condition on just about any Xerox XC or XD series copier press the following key's in sequence and as quickly as possible (with 4 seconds for the first 4 keys)
Press "C" then the far left key (exposure mode) then the "C" key then the far left again.
So in other words C, far left, C, far left
If done correctly the display should go blank.
Now key in 14 as if you were going to make 14 copies.
Now press the print button.
The machine should reset and the code should be gone.
9 times out of 10 this is a false code that pops up due to power surges or noise.
If the code comes back this means you have a heater lamp or thermal fuse (more common) failure in the fusing area and will need service.
This procedure will work on all Xerox XD and XC models.

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Here you go. If you have no underlying problems this should work. If it comes right back, you have a fuser problem.

  1. Turn the power off.
  2. Locate the Clear Button, which is grey in color, in the upper right corner above the green Start Button.
  3. Locate the Auto Button the lower left corner of the Control Panel.
  4. Turn the power back on.
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