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Lexmark 3480 cover open

Where can i find the protruding piece of plastic on the cover of my printer. i'm not sure where to stick the piece of paper to try to solve the cover open message. thanks.

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Hi I have 30+ printers and each differs but sorry I do not have your printer. But generally you will find a corresponding female recess somewhere around where the lid closes on the main frame of the printer.

Hope it helps

Tinteiros (Ebay)

Posted on Jun 03, 2008

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Tinteiros (Ebay)

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