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Cartridge jam My d145 carriage jammed. Did everything to correct and ultimate found a piece of mechanism at right side of interior of machine loose. No idea how to reconnect this piece (see pic)- has four, hinged, clawed feet to hold in place. Two are connected and front two off- but no idea where they go. Thank you- Bob

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  • Ramnyc Jun 23, 2008

    Thank you.. did my best but could not get it back in. I ended up finding a replacement ink station on Ebay ($20.00) and it came with directions to disassemble the machine (vital)... got it back up and running. Thanks.. Bob

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There are clips under the feet, get a torch and u can align them both and push down at the same time, they will click in. To test it make sure there is only frontal and backward motion, one is out still if it moves side to side.

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  • Reach inside the product, and then manually move the carriage.
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    • If the carriage is stuck on the left side of the product , move the carriage to the right side of the product.
    • If the carriage is stuck in the middle of the product , move the carriage to the right side of the product.
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    Figure 1: Removing the rear access door
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    WARNING: If the paper tears while removing it from the rollers, check the rollers and wheels for torn pieces of paper that might remain inside the product. If all the pieces of paper are not removed from the product, more paper jams might occur.
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    1. Remove the two-sided printing accessory by pressing in the buttons on the sides and then pulling the accessory toward you.
    Figure 2: Removing the two-sided printing accessory
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    Figure 3: Opening the two-sided printing accessory door
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