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Clean the Paper Tray Feed Rollers

Article Id: x_6180_en-O4050 | Published: 03/08/2016

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  • Phaser™ 6180MFP

To clean the Feed Rollers for Paper Tray 2 and the optional Sheet Feeder (Paper Tray 3):

  1. Power OFF the machine using the power switch located on the right side of the machine, toward the back. Press the power switch to the OFF (O) position.

    power switch

  2. Remove the paper trays from the machine.

    remove paper trays

  3. Push on the two release clips on the left and right side of the paper guide to lift up the guide and gain access to the roller.
  4. Remove the roller on the roller shaft at the back of the paper tray:
    1. Press on the spring loaded roller shaft at the back of the tray with one hand, and with the other hand unclip the retaining tab on the end of the Feed Roller. Slide the roller off of the shaft.

      Remove roller

    2. Clean the rollers using a lint-free cloth slightly dampened with water.
    3. Slide the roller onto the shaft, align the roller with the grooves on the shaft, and then push on the roller until the retaining clip fits into place.

      Install roller

  5. Look inside the machine where the trays were installed, and unclip the retaining tab on the end of the first Feed Roller. Slide the roller off of the shaft.
  6. Repeat step 6 to remove the second roller.
  7. Clean the roller using a slightly dampened, lint-free cloth.
  8. Slide the roller onto each shaft until the retaining clip on each roller fits into place.
  9. If necessary, repeat steps 4 - 8 to clean the feed rollers in any other paper tray.
  10. Re-install the paper trays.
  11. Power ON the machine.

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