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Introduction

The motherboard is a vital component of the printer. A motherboard replacement is often a final solution in order to fix the printer and must be handled with care.

Image 1/3: Wait at least 15 minutes after turning off the printer before handling the motherboard. Image 2/3: After waiting 15 minutes, locate the blue tabs and gently pull them out of their sockets. Image 3/3: After waiting 15 minutes, locate the blue tabs and gently pull them out of their sockets.
  • Turn off the printer then open the top lid in order to see the inside of the printer.

  • Wait at least 15 minutes after turning off the printer before handling the motherboard.

  • After waiting 15 minutes, locate the blue tabs and gently pull them out of their sockets.

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  • Locate the three white plugs with wires attached to them. Gently grab the sides of the white chorded plugs and pull them out of their socket.

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Image 1/2: Note which screws were taken out of their specific spot because they must me placed back to their original spot. Image 2/2: Note which screws were taken out of their specific spot because they must me placed back to their original spot.
  • Using a T-10 Torx screwdriver, unscrew the three 1/2'' screws on the motherboard.

  • Note which screws were taken out of their specific spot because they must me placed back to their original spot.

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  • Carefully pull the motherboard out of the printer.

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Conclusion

In order to reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse orders

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