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Lexmark X5150 Hardware Error 502

Reply Jay says: 2008-01-22 at 6:36 am My encoder strip came off too. On the back of the cartridge carrier, there is a small slot that the encoder strip fits into. This has happened twice. Reply Kim says: 2007-07-01 at 7:50 am Great my 76 year old dad (bless him) was having trouble and he wanted me to come round and fix it. http://cygnussoft.com/lexmark-x5150/lexmark-x5150-hardware-error.html

This is what real troubleshooting is about. John Respond to this 0 HI try this its from the lexmark web siteHardware Error 0502 on LCD Display ID:ENUS16536Check the encoder strip on the printer. (This is a clear strip You may NOT copy or distribute the content that appears on this site without written permission from Fixya Ltd. © 2005-2015, Fixya, Ltd. I appreciate it. http://support.lexmark.com/index?productCode=LEXMARK_X5150&segment=SUPPORT&page=content&id=HO2707

If you clean it, your problem should go away... I need photos. The wire looks like it is flat, but actually has a "bump" that extends away from the print cartridge carriers and forms the hook that Amy refers to.

I have been trying to replace it for 2 days. Reply Alan says: 2007-02-10 at 8:05 pm I've got a Lexmark X5150, and have had the hardware 502 problem for a couple of months now. THANKS Reply Printer Wizard says: 2008-04-17 at 10:15 am This trick will work with all Lexmark printers but is best to use lint free cloth in pure alcohol for really stubborn Repair time 1 minute.

This whole procedure might take you up to 30 minutes and it will not help (been there, done that). It might have a pic that explains it better. lexmarx x5150 - cleaning metal rod A++++ Reply Alan says: 2008-11-17 at 3:48 pm It worked! http://support.lexmark.com/index?page=content&id=SO1516&actp=LIST_RECENT Good luck to all!!!

This has been going on for months! Also clean the contacts of the printer. 10. Reply Amy says: 2008-01-28 at 6:23 pm After 2 months I have finally fixed my printer and wanted to offer some insight on how I got the encoder strip back on The paper towel trick worked for the error 0502 on my Lexmark.

Thanks. viandant5 1,474,117 views 4:41 Nyt Testaillaan lexmark X1130 - Duration: 6:44. These are to your left when facing the printer. As WSnipes advised I placed the side with the F and the down arrow on the left side.

The cartridge carrier was indeed unconnected from the little strip thingy behid the cartridges. http://cygnussoft.com/lexmark-x5150/lexmark-x5150-hardware-error-0504.html finally the ‘strip' popped off on both sides. Thank you Bob Reply WSnipes says: 2008-01-11 at 6:19 am I'd like to shed some light on a few things that have been talked about here about the Dell A960 and Reply Lisa says: 2009-06-06 at 10:13 pm I can't even believe that's all it took to fix it.

Reply bookiebooke says: 2010-01-09 at 4:34 pm Mine's a Dell (but made by Lexmark). After cleaning everything and wiggling the plastic strips my printer is working again. I HAVE 2 MORE LEXMARK PRINTER. http://cygnussoft.com/lexmark-x5150/lexmark-x5150-hardware-error-0502-mean.html Thanks.

Lightly press the strip first to the rear and then forward, if necessary. 9. Reply robert says: 2009-05-11 at 5:59 pm yep, sweet!!! Clean the encoder strip with a dry tissue.

If you are facing the printer and looking inside of the printer, the strip hooks to YOUR left with the arrow facing down.

Sign in Share More Report Need to report the video? how do you get rid of them. Out of desperation I found your solution. Anybody know anything about this problem?

I cleaned and lubricated the metal rod, and so far the printer is working again. After cleaning the polished rod the error still came up, so i looked at the encoder strip. It is hard to believe it was that easy of a fix. weblink I ended up ripping the square hole on the end-open.

unplug power brick.3. Prior to reading this site I spent about an hour trying to figure out the problem! Now with it back on the ink cartridges and stiff and dont move easily. Found your blog and cleaned the metal rod and Presto!

Search Fixya Press enter to search. Do you have any thoughts on what I could do? Reply Susan says: 2008-08-14 at 5:03 pm Theres obviously a lot of love in the room for the tissue wiping of the bar to fix the error. Posted on 2006-02-11Author PeterCategories hardwareTags 0502, error, fix, hardware, lexmark, printer 260 thoughts on “Lexmark printers with "Hardware Error 0502"” Anonymous says: 2006-03-01 at 8:04 pm Worked great thx =) Reply

I have a P4350 Lexmark. Thank you for putting this out to help us. So it's still getting the boot for an all in one photoprinter whose cartridges are cheaper. Can anyone help me, I'm lost without my printer!

thank you so much for posting. Your little tip worked perfectly. It's weird…1 day it works.