Pull on the two tabs on the back of the printer to release the left side cover.
  • Pull on the two tabs on the back of the printer to release the left side cover.

  • Remove the cover by rotating it towards the front of the printer.

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With the printer turned so that the right side is facing upwards, use a metal spudger to disengage 3 tabs holding the right side cover in place.
  • With the printer turned so that the right side is facing upwards, use a metal spudger to disengage 3 tabs holding the right side cover in place.

  • Lift the cover off of the printer.

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  • Remove 4 screws on the back of the printer.

  • Remove the back cover.

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  • Remove 2 screws on the back of the printer, one on the left, and one on the front.

  • The second image shows the formatter removed, but it is not necessary to remove the formatter to replace the top cover.

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  • Disconnect the control panel cable and remove the top cover.

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  • Disconnect the fan cable from the main board of the printer.

  • Remove the retaining clip holding the fan in.

  • Remove the 2 screws holding the fan in.

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  • Remove the fan cable from the cable guide.

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  • Disconnect one cable from the main board of the printer.

  • Disconnect the duplexer solenoid cable from the duplexer PCB.

  • Remove one screw on the duplexer PCB and remove the PCB from the printer.

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  • Remove 3 screws holding the duplexer gears to the printer and remove the gears.

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  • Remove one screw to remove the solenoid from the printer.

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  • Pull on the two tabs on the back of the printer to release the left side cover.

  • Remove the cover by rotating it towards the front of the printer.

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  • Remove 2 screws on the I/O port cover.

  • Remove 6 screws on the formatter.

  • Disconnect 3 connectors from the formatter.

  • Disconnect 2 flat flexible cables from the formatter.

  • Remove the formatter from the printer.

  • Be careful not to fold, crease, or tear flat flexible cables.

  • The I/O port cover will need to be transferred to the new formatter before installing it.

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  • Remove the fuser gear by pushing in on the tab with a metal spudger.

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  • Disconnect the cable to the tray connector and route it through the hole in the chassis.

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  • Disconnect 2 cables from the main board and route them through the cable guide.

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  • Remove the cable guide from the chassis.

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  • Remove the cable guide from the other side of the chassis.

  • Disconnect 2 cables from the main board.

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  • Use needle nose pliers to disconnect the high voltage wire from the fuser.

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  • Remove the tray connector cable from the cable guide.

  • Disconnect the main motor cable.

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  • Remove 3 screws from the right side of the printer.

  • Remove 3 screws from the left side of the printer.

  • The fuser assembly can now be removed from the printer.

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  • Remove 4 screws from each side of the printer to remove the mainframe.

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  • Remove 3 screws from the safety interlock assembly (one on top) and remove it from the printer.

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  • Remove the feed plate from over the main board.

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  • Remove the tray connector and motor cables from the cable guide.

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  • Remove one screw from the cable guide and remove the cable guide from the chassis.

  • Remove one screw from the chassis.

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  • Remove 2 screws from the left side of the chassis.

  • Push the formatter and safety interlock cables through the hole in the chassis.

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  • Bend the chassis to allow the control board to come loose, and disconnect the 2 cables from the paper feed assembly.

  • Remove the main board from the printer.

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  • Remove 4 screws on the control board to remove it from its metal plate.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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