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This shit actually works. CAREFUL NOT TO PULL OUT THE THREE WIRE STRIPS IN THE PROCESS.3) Under where the scanner bed sits, the three wire strips go into the printer behind a door about 4 Works Reply Lynn says: 2007-06-06 at 6:39 pm Mike Miller: Re: Encoder Strip is Totally Off Printer Cartridges Hardware Error 502 on Lexmark X5150 Mine is completely off. Perform the hardware test without cartridges first and then with both cartridges.* 12. http://compsyscon.com/lexmark-error/lexmark-error-0502.html

it is a lexmark 6150. These steps were not as easy as they sound. I've shut everything down, pulled the power cord, re-installed the cartridges, printed test pages - you name it. The rod must have been dirty enough but not too dirty. http://support.lexmark.com/index?productCode=LEXMARK_X5150&segment=SUPPORT&page=content&id=HO2707

Where does the strip pop back in to? Reply Admiral Jayce says: 2006-03-30 at 4:08 am C.J. It worked like a charm. I recently found a A960 in a garbage dumpster close to where i live…i don't usually pickup garbage but it was neatly packed in an HP box and was in really

Reply Calambres says: 2007-10-22 at 2:21 pm Thanks… wiping the rod solved the 0502 error in my Lexmark X5130 all-in-one printer. Now everything is fine. Reply Chrisco says: 2006-11-12 at 11:57 am Hey, thanks for posting this fix, it really worked for my Lexmark X6170. This is what real troubleshooting is about.

When printing on my Lexmark x6170 the left side of the pages were always smudged and "missing" information. Somehow it presents a drag on the cartridges and causes an error. I love this old dog printer-had it over 5 years now and just wanted to keep it going, as money is tight. He also said that lexmark does not carry this part.

I had the 502 error -- did the cleaning and now have the encoder strip problem. the hardware 0502 error was driving us crazy.My dad was ready to do away with the machine and buy a better unit. It seems popular. Can someone please help before I throw it all out!

Cleaned the cartridges, did an alignment, but it refuses to print,does not copy or print, seems like the cartridges are to high over the paper, at first it just got lighter, http://support.lexmark.com/index?page=content&id=SO3370&actp=search&viewlocale=es_ES&segment=SUPPORTproductCode%3D&productCode=LEXMARK_X6150&locale=ES&userlocale=ES_ES&searchid=1320832786904 Reply Raz says: 2009-03-07 at 5:29 am Thans man your genius compare to those moron at Lexmark Reply Jano says: 2009-03-07 at 6:47 pm This site was really helpful in fixing Loading... If my answer did not work please let me know instead of giving negative feedback.

I thought I was gonna spend a day trying to fix this. http://compsyscon.com/lexmark-error/lexmark-error-900-43.html I cleaned and lubricated the metal rod, and so far the printer is working again. One end has the letter ‘F' the other ‘D'. 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

The Lexmark Tech Support can only assist with common problems people have from not reading the manual or just missing the operating procedure…they cannot offer advice for heavy maintenance. I have tried just about every which way but it still crashes on power on. Looking into this a bit further, I decided that the problem must be due to that plastic strip having become detatched from the carriage. Check This Out says: 2006-03-29 at 10:05 pm hey guys. (if anyone is still here) if any of you took the time time to mess with the encoder strip, how didi you get it

Reply Jeri says: 2009-01-30 at 10:13 pm Thumbs up to you! Thank you so much. Great, and thank you so much for the useful tip Reply Carol says: 2006-11-12 at 5:40 am I was also about to throw my 6180 out.

So it's still getting the boot for an all in one photoprinter whose cartridges are cheaper.

Reply Rob says: 2007-03-30 at 4:59 am marty, did you actually clean the encoder strip that runs behind the cartridge carrier?….this strip is read by the cartridge electronics. In about 10-15 wipes across, the dirt was apparently gone. After read throught all the comments and suggestions given above, i did the same e.g. Reply bookiebooke says: 2010-01-09 at 4:34 pm Mine's a Dell (but made by Lexmark).

X6100 Reply Joseph says: 2006-12-12 at 11:26 am ive tried wiping the strip and the metal rod, and still i continue to recieved this 502 error, just about to introduce this Press the Option button 10 times until Cartridges appears on the LED display. 2. is online now Hardware error 0502 What do I do Resolved Question: Hardware error 0502What do I do? this contact form Loading...

I was able to get help from you via a google search. Reply Bart says: 2009-01-21 at 8:27 am Clem deserves a medal! in 5 minutes alla is ok. You can see exactly how it's supposed to seat from the left side of the printer through a cutout in the metal with a flashlight (your right).I put this all back

Thank you! Reply frank says: 2009-04-14 at 3:16 pm thanks a million,i tried for hours with checking catridges.claening the rod really worked Reply Bev says: 2009-04-14 at 4:49 pm Had the 0502 error help. It comes off like this: Don't break anything.

It is hard to believe it was that easy of a fix. This should take care of the printing problems…if not, then you may actually need a new printer. IT IS ONLY A PRINTER. Where do these sides attach?

Reply shadow says: 2007-10-01 at 1:24 pm I found a thumb tap in mine .. how do you get rid of them. Reply Bill K says: 2008-01-26 at 12:40 am Used this tip (paper towel) on my Dell A960 printer & it worked great! Reply Michelle M says: 2007-12-19 at 4:55 pm You all sooo rock!!!