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For this, users are recommended to perform the following steps - Turn off the printer that is being used. Still having problems printing from web pages (X5150) Downloaded drivers etc from Lexmark site but still something not quite right. Reply RG says: 2009-12-26 at 8:23 am In addition to cleaning the rod on which ink cartridges travel on, I had to clean the sensor cable (flat plastic cable that runs Help. have a peek at these guys

Thanks for the tip! I found a page on the Dell site about re-seating the encoder strip to resolve 502 errors, but (1) the strip wasn't out of position, and (2) fiddling with it and While no expert, I can only suggest purchase of a US program or ttaking your problem tto a "geek" of some sort, with the latter probably your best choice And don't I havent tried any. http://www.dell.com/support/article/us/en/19/SLN52269

Dell A940 Printer Hardware Error 0502

I don't know what else to do. I cleaned the metal rod with a kleenex as suggested, but think I've accidentally done something in the process! So heres hoping the rest of you that is having this problem can fix yours as easy as I did mine. Can't even use the scanner until this problem is fixed.

Will I be good now? THANKS!! So now I can't get it back on and my printer reads this error immediately after power on. I sent the 2 refurbs back to dell.

I hated the thought of having to throw this thing out - you saved us! Dell Printer Model A940 Ink Cartridges Worked like a charm. I have tried Lexmark support and they say I need a new printer. http://printers.iyogi.com/brands/dell/dell-printer-error-0502.html So after reading all this thread I noticed that even with the lid down there is a 1 1/2" by 8" hole in the back of the printer and some dust

I wiped and got the black residue; printer now works just fine. All Rights Reserved. | Affiliation of any organization with iYogi, Inc is not implied, unless expressly stated. This worked great on my Lexmark X6170. YOU DO A GOOD SERVICE TO SOCIETY FOR DOING THIS.

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thanks Reply Peter says: 2006-10-06 at 10:47 am For the Lexmark P3450: does this page help? http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-hardware/hardware-error-0502/de85c6b0-f65c-42a1-817a-1dc1d44d3dfc A Jaguar and Volvo aint nothing but a Ford with an expensive grill and bumper and a Rolls uses GM parts. Dell A940 Printer Hardware Error 0502 I got all the dust out of there from EVERYWHERE> I then also cleaned off with a qtip the little area where you plug in the cartridges.. Dell Printer A940 Driver Windows 8 It's been over a year now, and I just had to order new ones again, same thing ordered one day they were here the next morning!

I reclose it over and over, very rarely does it work on it's own. http://completeprogrammer.net/dell-printer/dell-printer-a940-error-code-50-c.html So happy I didn't, thanks for this!! You need to re-adjust it by following the steps given on the link that i have shared with you. Reply Admiral Jayce says: 2006-03-30 at 4:08 am C.J.

A940 All-In-One... i dont know how to back it up. The printer just started up again with the "hardware error 0502"; good thing I'd bookmarked this site! check my blog Keep us informed if you find out anything new though!

Two weeks of trying to print checks and invoices for my clients - messed up the checks, gone thru a ton of paper, ink, etc! So be patient and I hope this helps! Just prior to this problem, color printing was yielding a blue background where just text should have been.

Reply L Fleming says: 2010-02-04 at 3:18 am My Dad called me with this problem.

The encoder strip must pass through a small enclosed box in the back . by pdc on Oct 25, 2007 at 12:24pm Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 My general experience with Dell-supplied software is that they have gotten "too smart" and seek Were you able to resolve yours, and if so, how? Repairing Amazon S3 downloads for IE Review: Synology DS410 8TB NAS Review: Panasonic TX-L42E30E LCD TV Experimenting with movie hashing/fingerprinting Track your (Synology) NAS when it's stolen Archives Archives Select Month

Intentional shortcomings and Dell pop-ups infringe on my use of computer and dell a 940 printer. Now the silly thing decides to quite printing all together. What i did is, i just tried all the suggestions/comments given by people and lexmark support site. 🙂 Reply Brandy says: 2008-03-25 at 9:23 pm I have a Dell A940 that http://completeprogrammer.net/dell-printer/dell-printer-a940-cartridge-error-50c.html Opmerking: de coderingsstrip bevindt zich in een kleine sleuf aan de achterkant van de inktcartridgehouder.

But now it seems to work fine again. Partway through a page, it stops... by smiley_face2 on Dec 22, 2005 at 9:03am Add comment Please sign in to comment 0 You should be able to take the cartridge out as many times as you want I almost threw it away but…YOU saved it !!!

Let me see whether it is a permanent solution. IT IS ONLY A PRINTER.