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by unknown on Mar 29, 2011 at 3:36pm Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 I'm glad I spent the 4 hours fixing and logging how to fix your printer Reply Lisa says: 2009-06-06 at 10:13 pm I can't even believe that's all it took to fix it. I had, however, to turn on the printer while the cover was open, in order to get the cartridges to go in the middle, so I could clean the left side I got a tissue and wiped the bar down real good. weblink

Thank you for putting this out to help us. Thanks. Press Select. CLEAN the shiny silver bar that is connected to the carriers using a dry cloth, from left to right in one direction.9. http://support.lexmark.com/index?productCode=LEXMARK_X5150&segment=SUPPORT&page=content&id=HO2707

Unbelievably, all I had to do was thoroughly clean that transparant plastic strip thingy that runs horizontal behind the printer cartriges from one side of the printer to the other (took It is hard to believe it was that easy of a fix. Be patient, this took me a while to figure out. The error is now gone.

Reply mcdowalr says: 2008-12-01 at 12:35 pm Tried cleaning the rod etc, replaced catridges, will copy and scan but when I test print only goes to about 40% and then fails? Thankfully your fix for the 0502 error worked. Press the + button 4 times until Self test appears on the LED Display. 3. Once the encoder strip has been re-seated, close the lid to the unit. 9.

Reply Carol says: 2007-02-03 at 1:37 am Does anyone know how to get the carrier strip back on a Lexmark X6100 Reply CALI says: 2007-02-06 at 5:34 pm WHOOOOOOO HOOOOOO IT Started when I innocently installed a new black cartridge …. This is exactly the answer I was looking for since giving my old X6150 to my father for his office. http://support.lexmark.com/index?page=content&productCode=LEXMARK_X5150&segment=SUPPORT&viewlocale=en_US&searchid=1259121416590&actp=search&userlocale=EN_CA&id=SO2723 I hated the thought of having to throw this thing out - you saved us!

Manually move the ink cartridge carrier to the left, then to the right to check the positioning of the encoder strip. 8. Lightly press the strip first to the rear and then forward, if necessary. 9. I don't know if it's worth taking this apart to clean those parts of it that will make a difference in making the Magenta work. Ask RPI Solutions Your Own Question RPI Solutions, Support Specialist Category: Computer Satisfied Customers: 9561 Experience: 5+ Years in IT, BS in Computer Science 14124282 Type Your Computer Question Here...

I discovered that a piece of foam tape had been applied to the open end of the slot, not allowing the strip to enter, and probably supposed to help keep it Read More Here Reply Sara says: 2006-11-04 at 9:06 pm I am eternally grateful!! I too have the 502 hardware error message on my lexmark 5150. Thanks!

I was about to solve the problem with defenestration when I googled and got this website. have a peek at these guys most probably u cant purchase it anywhere.if the encoder strip is still present, check if it is still positioned properly, at the back of the carriers because it guides the carriers Good luck to all!!! A quick wipe and away it went!

Thank you! Press Select. Thanks again. check over here Reply Laura says: 2009-09-12 at 6:09 pm Help!

I was ready to stomp this thing to death! You saved me lots of money and saved the printer unnecessary disposal! Many thanks again.

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I cleaned the rod, strip, and other parts of the unit, lubricated, slid the strip through the sensor and reconnected it and re-assembled the unit. Thank your for your comprehension… Reply the backwards man says: 2007-04-19 at 2:35 am After powering up the X5150 that was given to me because it wasn't working, the 0502 error it Ci scusiamo per l'inconveniente. Thanks!

It seems popular. IT IS ONLY A PRINTER. But this tip REALLY worked. this content I have taken out, cleaned, shaked to get rid of any possible airbubbles, wiped inside, all a few times and still nothing!

Your Own Question Freddy M., Technician Category: Printers Satisfied Customers: 18398 Experience: Years of IT and customer support experience 15852642 Type Your Printers Question Here... Take out both cartridges. 6. I even lubed it up. Sadique MY LAPTOP IS NOT CONNECTING TO MY PRINTER.

After this triumph, I attempted to attach the encoder strip to the back of the cartridge carrier as they advise on the Dell website. Reply Patrick says: 2007-03-17 at 2:44 pm Wow!! I started looking more in depth into the problem and noticed that a fishing hook was under something making the cartridges not go all the way across the rod!! Now Printing off copies like a charm.

Great thip, many thanks Reply ilter says: 2009-01-08 at 8:26 pm Hey, thanks for the tip. Reply Jeri says: 2009-01-30 at 10:13 pm Thumbs up to you! Waz going to get rid of it because have gotten the Hardware error 0502 message off and on for the past year. This totally did the trick.

Reply Barbara Crady says: 2010-02-08 at 12:31 am It worked….Thanks soooo much. Is that why its banging frantically against the left side? Reply jon says: 2007-02-20 at 7:44 pm incredible. UPDATE: also seems to work for some Dell printers (some of them are manufactured by Lexmark) No related posts.

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