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I have tried everything under the sun and finally stumbled onto your website and wiping the silver rod with a paper towel does the trick alright. There is a ‘D' on one end and a ‘F' with a downward arrow on the other end. Any ideas? - Anonymous 0 Did you ever get a fix to this Dell 942 printer problem? It is hard to believe it was that easy of a fix. Source

I did find a way to get it back on. It is easy (if you are not careful) to cause the encoder strip to come loose…then, it requires a complete disassembly to reconnect. Reply frank says: 2008-12-22 at 8:00 pm During the cleaning of the rod ,there was a thin tinted plastic strip about 13 inches long this strip came loose .I do not At my first glance the locks for the cartridges appeared to be loose, but upon closer examination and removing one of them, I realized that they were both installed UPSIDE DOWN. http://www.dell.com/support/article/ed/en/eddhs1/SLN52269

by WinfieldZenith on Apr 15, 2012 at 11:46pm Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 For Free Dell Printer Tech Support Contact Us: 1-800-935-0537http://global-printer-support.net/ by unknown on Jul 31, 2014 Let me know when you crack the reset code on the cartridges. Hey aren't there any Lexmark/IBM Service Repairers out there with the knowledge to shed soem light on these issues ? Contributor 1 Answer Re: Error 0502 Worked very well, once I figured out the diagram and followed the directions.

The rod must have been dirty enough but not too dirty. Reply nena says: 2007-11-07 at 1:23 am Same problem but "solution" not working 🙁 I plan to give it shaken printer's syndrome Reply Dave says: 2007-11-08 at 7:08 pm I Googled Two weeks of trying to print checks and invoices for my clients - messed up the checks, gone thru a ton of paper, ink, etc! Please refer to this article Error 0502 on the Lexmark X5130/X5150/X5190 Pro LCD Display for the troubleshooting steps.

It's worth a thousand words. If you have a paypal account - Id like to send you a donation for this site - you;re all lifesavers!!! This has happened twice. http://en.community.dell.com/dell-groups/new-to-community/f/3511/t/19268082 Thanks! (Did I mention I love the internet!?!) Reply beppe says: 2007-01-23 at 10:31 pm many thanks for your tip.

works with almost all dell/lexmarks except dell m4640, m4646,j4488, j5566, j5567 and lexmark 31, 32, 33, 34, 35. Canadian for the 2, I can't find the Lexmark ones any cheaper than that anyway. Reply Adam says: 2008-01-22 at 3:24 am Used a napkin & hardley got off any grease but that fixed it. Cartridge stall, comes up on computer monitor.

ciao ciao from Sicily Reply Dan says: 2007-11-10 at 8:35 pm That worked great! http://www.fixyourownprinter.com/posts/33801 I have had the 0502 hardware error for the past two weeks on my Dell A960. This will place the encoder strip back into its slot on the carrier. HELP!

Changing cartridges, stop-clear button, etc. http://ivideoconverter.net/hardware-error/hardware-error-148.html They'll probably suggest you try and clean it, they'll tell you how, and if it's still a problem, they should send you a new one. I've tried uninstalling and then reinstalling (from original CD) but now it won't even re-install. by unknown on Aug 30, 2006 at 10:07pm Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 i think it only works one error message at a time, i just took out

News Media statement from Vishal Dhar, Co-Founder and President Marketing for iYogi regarding Washington State complaint against iYogi 47 weeks ago Media statement from Vishal Dhar, Co-Founder and President Marketing for I had taken out the cartridges while doing that, and accidently booted back up without them in place. There can be many events which may have resulted in the system files errors. have a peek here Looking into this a bit further, I decided that the problem must be due to that plastic strip having become detatched from the carriage.

Somewhere in this time frame the printer amber exclamation led will flash indicating the ink is gone even if the cartridge is refilled. All the above actives may result in the deletion or corruption of the entries in the windows system files. The only solution to that is not put in a bulk of paper just about 10-20 papers and its fine…well good luck everybody and thank you for saving my lots of

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

Reply Brad says: 2007-01-18 at 7:33 pm I had been havin a problem printing and my printer(6170) said ALIGNMENT PROBLEM… Couldn't figure out what was wrong, but it was squeaking when I printed a black-only page perfectly.Certainly it was not low on ink. Restart the computer. lol thx for the info now i have a black cartridge missing when it's in there Reply Dot says: 2007-10-21 at 10:25 am I see I have joined an ‘elite' group.

I love fixing crap that cant be fixed. Reply Olivier says: 2008-10-29 at 6:17 pm This worked like a charm! I took my printer apart and put it together again. Check This Out Were you able to resolve yours, and if so, how?

Novice Computer User Solution (completely automated): 1) Download (Dell A940 Error 502) repair utility. 2) Install program and click Scan button. 3) Click the Fix Errors button when scan is completed. Reply Bart says: 2009-01-21 at 8:27 am Clem deserves a medal! So if anyone knows how to reset the page count for cartrages on the dell 942 please help.