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Checking the Oil Pan

Attention!

You may leave printer power on while you perform this task, but the printer should not be printing.

This is an image that illustrates how to check the oil pan
This is an image that illustrates the caution against high temperature areas of oil belt and oil wick roll
  1. Open the stacker end cover.
    Note:
    When the oil-belt gate is opened, the fuser begins to cool down immediately, and the message changes to OILER GATE OPEN.
  2. Turn the wing nut counterclockwise to release the oil-belt gate.
  3. Place several layers of absorbent material, such as paper towels on the floor beneath the oil-belt gate.
  4. Open the oil-belt gate.
    This is an image that illustrates how to open the oil-belt gate
    This is an image that illustrates the caution of waiting 30 minutes
  5. Lower the hot roll shield.
    This is an image that illustrates how to remove the oil pan
  6. Carefully remove the oil pan by lifting the pan until the hooked portion of the pan is disengaged from the lower oil-belt support shaft and clean it.
    This is an image that illustrates how to install the oil pan onto the lower oil-belt support shaft
  7. Install the oil pan onto the lower oil-belt support shaft.
  8. Raise the hot roll shield.
  9. Close the oil-belt gate.
  10. Turn the wing nut clockwise to latch the gate. Ensure that the gate is firmly latched.
  11. Close the stacker end cover.
  12. The message may change to WARMING UP or PLEASE STAND BY.
  13. To resume processing, SELECT the Ready push-button on the main Display/Touch Screen.