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Detacted drive strip

A transparent strip became detacted from my printer. I cannot get inside my printer to see how to hook it up.
Transparent strip is: 1/4" x 12" with L on left side and:
OA4-0572-OOT
09/01CAV.006
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That sounds like the indexing strip for the print head.

It may be accesible when you open the printer to replace ink carts. there will be a pin or hook on either side of the printer and you should see a slot under the print head that the strip passes thru.

the L on the strip is for LEFT this end goes to left side and there is usually a spring to keep it under tension on one end

IF this strip is damaged the print head will not move correctly and therefore not print correctly

Posted on Jul 06, 2008

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