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Replace the Waste Container

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AltaLink C8130 / C8135 / C8145 / C8155 / C8170 Color Multifunction Printer
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When it is time to replace the waste container, a message appears on the control panel.

When you replace the waste container, clean the printhead lenses.

Caution SymbolCAUTION: Spread paper on the floor to catch possible toner spills.

Warning SymbolWARNING: If you spill any toner in the printer, wipe it up using a moist cloth. Never use a vacuum cleaner to remove spilled toner. Sparks inside the vacuum cleaner can cause a fire or explosion.

Warning SymbolWARNING: If you accidentally get toner on your clothes, lightly dust them off as best as you can. If some toner remains on your clothes, use cool water, not hot, to rinse off the toner. If toner gets on your skin, wash it off with cool water and a mild soap. If you get toner in your eyes, wash it out immediately with cool water and consult a doctor.

Note: Each waste container includes installation instructions.

To replace the waste container:

Caution SymbolCAUTION: Do not perform this procedure when the printer is copying or printing.

  1. Open the front cover of the printer.

    Open Front Door

  2. Remove the new waste container from the packaging. Retain the packaging.

    Remove Waste Container from Packaging

  3. Pull the used waste container out slowly while supporting it with your other hand.

    Remove Waste Container from Device

  4. Place the used waste container in the plastic bag, then seal the bag firmly using the zipper.

    Place Old Waste Container in Bag and Seal

  5. Place the used waste container in the empty box.

    Place Old Waste Container in Box

  6. Hold the left side of the new waste container and slide it into the printer until it clicks.

    Insert Waste Container in Device

  7. Clean the printhead lenses. For additional information, click on Clean the Printhead/Print Head Lenses.

  8. Close the printer front cover.

    Close Front Door