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Cleaning the Registration Roller and the Paper Tray

The surrounding registration roller or paper tray might get dirty with paper dust when using paper other than standard paper.

If white spots appear on the printout due to paper dust, wipe the paper tray and registration roller.


  • Unplug the power cord from the wall outlet before you move the machine. While moving the machine, you should take care that the power cord will not be damaged under the machine.

  • The inside of this printer becomes very hot. Do not touch parts labelled “” (indicating a hot surface).

  • Do not pull out the paper tray forcefully. If you do, the tray might fall and cause an injury.

  • Do not put your hands inside the printer when the input tray is removed. Some internal parts become hot and are a burn hazard.


  • Do not use chemical cleaner or organic solvent such as thinner or benzine.

  • Do not touch the transfer roller.


1Turn off the power switch.

2Pull out the plug from the socket. Remove all the cables from the printer.

3Lift and pull Tray 1 carefully, and then pull it out with both hands.


Place the tray on a flat surface. When there is paper in the tray, remove paper.

4Wipe the inside of the paper tray with a cloth.


5Push the metal plate down until it clicks into place to lock.


6Slide Tray 1 along the rails, and push it carefully all the way into the printer.


7Pull Front Cover Open Lever, and then open the front cover with both hands carefully.


The registration roller is set in the position shown by the arrow.


Clean the registration roller if printed paper becomes smeared after clearing a paper jam.

8Using a cloth, wipe the metal registration roller.

9Close the front cover with both hands carefully.


10Insert the plug of the power cord into the wall socket securely. Connect all the interface cables that were removed.

11Turn on the power switch.