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Oki C5150N Grinding noise

I have an Oki C5150N that is now making a grinding noise when the printer is turned on and when a doc is sent to begin printing.  It is printing and the noise appears to be most prominent when the printer is warming up to print.


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  • lion1143 Nov 28, 2007

    Help sounds like the same problem I have with an Oki 3400. I pulled out the cartridges one by one and I determined the Magenta Cartridge is causing the grinding noise-printer is quiet when this is removed.How can I fix the cartridge looks fine to me? What should I look for? Any help would be greatly appreciated!





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One of the drum cartridges is stuck. Test by removing them one at a time with the printer off, then turning on.

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