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CLP-500N Not turning on

My clp500N will not power on. I've made sure the power cord is delivering sufficient power, changed power cords and sources, but it does not go on.

Every dozen or so times I boot up, the printer will also go on and work perfectly witih no error messages. We try to do all our printing during these times! Once it went on after switching the main power switch on and off 7 times (coincidence?).

Toner seems full, I've emptied toner overflow, I've made sure all doors/drawers are shut properly, and I've even re-loaded the printer driver.

Ideas? Can it be internal counters that are programmed to not allow it to turn on or maybe a simple as a bad on/off switch? I'd buy a new one but just spent big $ on new toner.
Thanks
Tom

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Sounds more like a short in a main board.

Posted on Oct 26, 2008

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