Question about Printers & Copiers

1 Answer

Xerox copier 5305

I looked and there is no blockage . it seems as if the wheel is stripped . do i need a new wheel?

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • reneewray Jul 27, 2008

    I just bought this copier and so i do not know the sound it makes, but when you push the copy button the platen will only go so far and then it stops and starts making a loud clicking noise like the wheel is trying to turn , but can't . we had it apart and did not see anything broken. and it displays L3.

  • Jeffrey Pemberton
    Jeffrey Pemberton May 11, 2010

    How long ago did you buy it? Did you buy it locally or online?

  • Jeffrey Pemberton
    Jeffrey Pemberton May 11, 2010

    Do you mean the platen drive gear? It is the little gear that while the platen is supposed to move runs along a grooved row. If the gear is stripped, while the the platen motor is running the the stripped gear will just spin and the platen will not move along the track as it's supposed to. You said you had that thing apart. Did the gear (or stripped wheel) seem to be tight in place and properly aligned along the track? If you had a loose or cracked bushing it might cause the platen gear to not be properly aligned or "tightly" aligned with the track. If the gear had any play in it this could explain why it eventually became stripped. Most people know what there printers sound like while the platen is moving back and forth. Did you ever notice a strange noise, however slight, or your machine gradually taking a little longer to make copies? Also check the grooves on the track the platen gear turns on to see if any teeth look damaged. Let me know what you find. You may get away with just replacing the gear which is about $10. Wait to hear from you. Thanks.

×

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Scholar:

    An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.

  • Contributor
  • 53 Answers

Sounds like you've lost a tooth from a gear in the scan drive, most of them are plastic, it will only need one tooth to break to make a clicking noise. If you can see which gears rotate as the scan moves, examine them very carefully.Can you gently move the scan by hand?.Do you feel any resistance at the point where the noise starts? If so , check for obstructions, like position sensors bent/damaged

Posted on Jul 31, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

The 3 page ligths are blinking on my xerox 5305. what can i do?


u can clean ur fixing unit and hole photocopyar
and FDF unir


another

u can clean ur finger and
peniam

+8801723019697

Aug 06, 2011 | Xerox 5305 Copier

2 Answers

Xerox 5305 does not feed paper


Those old babies just keep going! You need some serious TLC. And, a feed tire no doubt.

Jan 29, 2011 | Xerox 5305 Copier

1 Answer

Error code L8 on XEROX model 5305


That indicates the main board has not sensed the exposure lamps coming on. Those are solder in lamps, I believe there are 6 or 7 on the array.

Mar 01, 2010 | Xerox Printers & Copiers

2 Answers

My xerox 5201 copier is making black copies. I


Xerox Copy Drum Cartridge 13R83 / 6R737 (20000 Page Yield)
Xerox brand - works in Xerox XC 355 XC 356 5201 5203 5205 5210 5220 5222 5305 5306 PRice is 135.00.. Post response if you want link to site. This will cure your grounding problem. You Cannot fix it, It is a consumable item and has no serviceable parts

Apr 03, 2009 | Xerox Printers & Copiers

1 Answer

Xerox 5305


sounds like the drum leaking, replace drum or other possibility Fuser.

Jul 31, 2008 | Xerox 5305 Copier

2 Answers

I found it in basement


the 5305 was a portable copier and the paper tray attached to the platen cover (glass cover). It may be there. The device will not work without a paper tray. If it's been in the basement, you may need to make sure there are cartridges in it too before attempting to power it on. If there is not a toner cartridge, the device will not power on.

Jul 29, 2008 | Xerox 5305 Copier

2 Answers

I keep getting a display message of L and a 3


Hi renee - L3 error code indicates a platen problem. The platen did not move within 15 seconds after the main motor turned on.
Check if any items are blocking the movement of the platen. The platten is the glass that moves across the top of the copier when copies are made. It must have free movement.
1) Remove the obstacle if there is a blockage.
2) If there's no blockage ,power the copier off for 30 seconds, power back on and try another copy.
If this fixes your problem PLEASE rate this as fixed. Let me know what happens. If you need more help just add a comment and I'll be happy to assist you further. Thanks.

Jeff

Jul 19, 2008 | Xerox 5305 Copier

1 Answer

Xerox 5305 copier excess toner


sounds like faulty drum cleaning blade,which is usually contained in the replacement drum module.I would be inclined to take the drum unit back where you got it (unless you replaced it with a second-hand one) 99% certain the problem is contained in that module

Feb 27, 2008 | Xerox 5305 Copier

2 Answers

Streaks on copied paper


You have a failed drum cleaning blade that lives in the drum cartridge. The blade is replaceable as a seperate item.

Jan 31, 2008 | Xerox 5305 Copier

Not finding what you are looking for?
Printers & Copiers Logo

Related Topics:

42 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Printers & Copiers Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

96738 Answers

old marine
old marine

Level 3 Expert

1479 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Are you a Printer and Copier Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...