Clearing the forms path in the Transfer Station area

Procedure:

Do this procedure to clear a forms jam from the Transfer Station area.

  1. Open the covers.
    open covers to access transfer station area
    Attention: Do not use the Forms Feed keys on the printer control panel if forms are jammed in the transfer station.
  2. Break the forms at a perforation near the splicing table.
  3. Break the forms at a perforation between the tension arm area and the fuser entry area.
  4. Open the lower transfer station tractor covers.
  5. Check for torn carrier strips, oversized carrier holes, and torn paper.
  6. Remove any torn forms, carrier strips, and paper chads from the lower tractor area.
  7. Open the transfer station by tilting the transfer station away from the photoconductive drum.
    Attention:

    The photoconductive drum is easily damaged, and it is very expensive to replace. When the transfer station is open, be extremely careful not to let anything touch the photoconductive drum.

    caution statement <73> Do not wear jewelry (rings, watches, or bracelets) when working in this area.
  8. Open the upper transfer station tractor covers.
    upper transfer station tractor covers
  9. Check for torn carrier strips, oversized carrier holes, and torn paper.
  10. Remove any torn forms, carrier strips, and paper chads from the transfer station area, the transfer corona, and the retractors.
  11. Close the upper tractor covers.
  12. Gently push the transfer station toward the photoconductive drum until it locks securely into position.
  13. Close the lower tractor covers.
  14. Press the Vacuum push button. The Vacuum Off Warning Indicator flashes and then stays lit.
  15. Press the Forms Feed - Forward key to clear the forms from the fuser area.