I cleaned the mirrors using the “5 minute method” described above, and it works great now. If you walk the scanner to the left of the scanning surface where it can be exposed can the scanner bulb be removed to clean the mirrors and then be replaced? A Scanner Bulb Error message is received as a result of the HP LaserJet mfp series product scanner’s inability to find the home reference point. Posted by creative on Mar 14, Being French, female and not used to do repair work, I first had not understood that the belt is the small thing on the side, not the big white one in the middle. Select your desired files and a list of links will be sent by email.

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This MPF series is 8 years old.

Have a nice day and thanks to all who participate in our discussions of friendly repair. Small, black phillips screw at the left end and some judicious wiggling gets it out of your way.

Scanher front panel face plate at top and pull forward and remove. The “move the power off, move then power off” worked and so did cleaning the mirror!

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The bulb is looking bright. Perform the following steps to walk the scan assembly from the home base and resolve the issue. I didn’t use alcolhol or other cleaning agent. I didn’t think it was scanjer it, so I brought it home and had resigned myself to getting a new printer.

I have tried powering on and off, cleaning the mirrors under the bulb and various resets. I had a look at a I have. How can I do it right.

The “scanner warm up” issue is usually caused by dirty scanner optics. Fortunately you do not reach there easily with the pliers Optical scanner assembly faulty, its avil replace it if not open the unit gently remove the cover clean reflecting mirroes with ears buds to aviod scratches, refix and try. Remove the single screw that holds down the small glass.

Using needle nose pliers gently but firmly grab the belt. On the inside rear of that you will see a small thin belt.

Email list of drivers. Then it wouldn’t work at all, giving me scanner errors and telling me to power off power on. Turned printer on and off until Mirror unit was on under the small glass window, removed ONE screw to take off window.

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And its still causing problems. NEVER remove the mirrors from the laser assembly! I had to clean the scanneer a couple of times, but it worked. They can give you an estimate on the cost of repair or log a warranty claim if the product is in warrantyand perform the repair if you are satisfied with their terms.

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This belt drives the scanning mirrors left and right. Push down on the latch with a screwdriver and slide the whole panel assy. I just did one of those scanner cleanings this weekend.

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I reviewed the comments on the forum that you provided the link to www. Carefully remove the small glass. Off the top of my head, since I never use a manual: How can this be resolved. This page requires Javascript. If the cleaning doesn’t work, move the assembly away from its home position on the right side using the remove small glass and needle nosed pliers method.

I just use this as a back-up printer these days.