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Dislocated carousel how do I fix the carousel short of taking to a shop?

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Here a short run down on it:

Common on this type print engine. Your carousel is out of index. Repair requires removing all toner cartridges and printer covers. Big black carousel gears have index marks, one on each side. Trip the solenoid carousel brake at the top left of the rotary drive assembly by lifting the solenoid flap to free manual carousel rotation. Bring the yellow slot to the front, facing you to achieve rough indexing. Look for the two white pins of the white carousel drive gear, one pair on each side. Rotate the carousel to where the two pins, which face inward, are at the bottom. The mark of the carousel gear should be between the two white pins. Chances are it is a tooth or two out of index on one side. To reindex, push the black carousel gear inward and the white drive gear outward to skip a tooth. Recheck, reassembly, and have fun.

Hope that helps you.

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The previous way of realigning will work but you will be there for an hour. There is a much easier way that takes less than a minute but easier to show or find a good tech. I believe there is probably some video support out there how to do it but if you don't know what you are doing, take it to a shop.

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