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  • Forum Reply: Re: Printer Carrier Stall

    Angelusgray, If the printer is new or it's still under warranty, then contact Dell for information on what to do. In most cases, printers that I usually hear about here are older printers. If this is an older printer, then follow the instructions below. Unplug the printer from the wall...
  • Forum Reply: Re: 942 AIO Printer - Error code "Clear Carrier Jam"

    ocinsomniac, Usually the simple solution is this. Print roller and Jam problems or reseating the Dell Series 5 ink cartridges. But when people hear the carrier slam, then it usually means something with the encoder strip. Instructions below on how to clean the encoder strip. Rick...
  • Forum Reply: Re: printer 924 all in one printer

    mrytmrsh, This is the best I can do for you. Rick Clean the Encoder Strip Additional Information Notice: As you perform the following steps, be careful when handling the encoder strip as it can break easily. It is...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Printer A960

    Niall, Error 502 comes from the encoder strip. Cleaning the encoder strip (Loud bang from printer carriage) Rick
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell A940 Hardware Error 502

    RBlauvelt, You followed these instructions listed below, correct? Rick » Reposition the Encoder Strip on the A940 All-In-One Printer To reposition the encoder strip, perform the following steps: Remove the power cord from the unit....
  • Forum Reply: Re: AIO 940 Cartridge Stall

    frostr, Your error is because of the encoder strip. I have the instructions below. Rick » Reposition the Encoder Strip on the A940 All-In-One Printer To reposition the encoder strip, perform the following steps: Remove the power cord from the...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell 948 Clear paper jam

    Daniel, You can try cleaning the encoder strip. Only other suggestion, since you're in Houston, call Dell and ask them. Rick Clean the Encoder Strip Additional Information Notice: As you perform the following steps, be careful...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Stay away from Dell printers

    Billgryffyn, Usually when you hear the print cartridges slam against the side, it's usually a couple or things. First, let's try the simplist one. With the printer turned on, open it up and then remove each Dell Series 11 ink cartridges. Reseat them back into place, then close the...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell Printer 944 error message 1102

    20smiley, Last resort is I found this from Lexmark and they made the printer. http://images.lexmark.com/publications/pdfs/2007/3500/mhs/en/d0e10224.html The encoder strip is the only thing we didn't try, instructions below. Rick Clean the Encoder Strip ...
  • Forum Reply: Re: DELL 928 - Suddenly a noise like a bag of spanners..

    kieronfree, It could be possible that something is jammed in the printer but I feel the encoder strip might have come off. Here are instructions to clean the encoder strip and will help with putting it back into place. Please unplug the printer from the wall. Also remove the power brick from...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell 924 Printer Repair

    JSMReferee, I have a few suggestions that you can try. If they do NOT work, the cost of a new printer is cheaper than getting a printer repaired. Rick First suggestion is to try this. Print roller and Jam problems Second suggestion is to try this. Clean the Encoder Strip...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Hardware-Dell Personal All-In-All Printer,A940 Please help!

    Sassyred, Error 502 is a Cartridge Stall error. Please follow the instructions below to fix error 502. Rick » Reposition the Encoder Strip on the A940 All-In-One Printer To reposition the encoder strip, perform the following steps: Remove the power...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell Photo 924 printer scanner

    confused59, You can try the encoder strip and see if that's the problem. Rick Clean the Encoder Strip Additional Information Notice: As you perform the following steps, be careful when handling the encoder strip as it can break...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell 924 Photo All-in-One Printer

    JeffandMaggie, Here are instructions on how to clean the encoder strip and how to detach and attach. Hope this helps. Rick Clean the Encoder Strip Additional Information Notice: As you perform the following steps, be careful when handling...
  • Forum Reply: Re: carrier jam

    snowcreekfam, In addition to what "the Llynster" said, here are instructions on the encoder strip. Rick Edited to correct spelling, AGAIN! Clean the Encoder Strip Additional Information Notice: As you perform the following...
  • Forum Thread: Printer AIO 924 slamming....

    I have tried cleaning the encoder strip and it printed three pages, but has started back up again... can the strip be replaced or do I need a new printer???
  • Forum Reply: Re: AIO 960 error message

    Christine, This is an older post and Dell had started a New Forum and some links usually don't mtch anymore. I think this is what you're looking for. Rick Clean the Encoder Strip Additional Information Notice: As you perform...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell All In One 922 - encoder strip came off

    dmillay, Unplug the printer from the wall. Also remove the power brick from the back of the printer. This will reset any error codes you are getting from the printer. Here is a step by step instructions on cleaning the encoder strip. Printer model may be a little different but seeing the...