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Lexmark C510 Laser Printer- Grinding Sound on startup and while printing

Hello and thank you to you lifesavers.  My Lexmark C510 makes a grinding sound on startup and then continues to groan while it prints.  It is also recently out of warranty.

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  • heueregatta Jan 30, 2008

    I have the same problem. The grinding sound is not constant. It grinds more on startup and then every few seconds while printing.

  • RichTea Feb 24, 2008

    Similar sound on warm up and then when printing some research makes me think it is the fuser bearings but I am not sure

  • Anonymous Feb 29, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem. Has anyone come across a way to fix it? Any feedback will be greatly appreciated.

  • mcg234 Mar 05, 2008

    Thank you, Krissy.

  • Labman1 May 18, 2009

    Thanks guys, I'll try to replace the toner and tell you what's happening



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Thank you Krissy! I had the same problem with the horrible grinding noise.

I took out all of the toners and the photo developer and noticed that my Blue toner was leaking all over. After reading your post, I tried replacing the toner. It worked!!! No more noise - and no more mess!

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Hi Guys,

The Lexmark service man just left our office after fixing our printer. The cause was our black cartridge!! Over the past few weeks we have replaced the fuser unit and photo developer. I hope this info helps you all as it was driving me crazy listening to that grinding noise all day.



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