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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Ricoh CL 7100 fuser jam.
The grinding noise is the clashing of gears. The fuser is composed of 2 rollers, a metal or ceramic with a heater inside (bulb) and a silicon roller to apply pressure. The 'hot' roller is geared and the silicon roller can be geared or free floating. There is at least 1 paper sensor in the the fuser to let the unit know whether paper is there and there when it should or should not be. Sometimes, the sensor gets slightly dislodged and can actually cause a jam. If you are hearing a gear clash, the paper is being pushed through the machine and instead of being pushed through the fuser, it stops because the fuser rollers are not turning. The rest of the machine keeps pushing, crinkling the paper.
If there is crinkling, then gears that drive the fuser need to be checked. It is this gear cluster and/or the fuser that need to be replaced.
Posted on Aug 03, 2009
Press and hold both arrow keys for 5 seconds, let go then press enter. This will enter service mode. You will need to search through the menu system for the particular option you want.
Posted on Jun 21, 2010
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