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Dell 3100cn... | Answered on Aug 13, 2019

Efficacious Solutions to Troubleshoot Dell Printer Error 007-340 & 007-341:
Step 1:- Cycle Power on the Dell Printer §First, turn OFF your Dell printer.
§Then wait for some time at least 15-20 seconds.
§Next, turn the Dell printer ON.
§Determine if the issue still occurs. If yes, then go to the next step.
Step 2:- To Remove PHD Unit You should try to Remove PHD Unit, by the following way to fix instant fix this issue.
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Dell 3100cn... | Answered on Jul 29, 2019

Error code: 004-332

This type of error code implies that you need to restart the printer again. However, do check to see if toner cartridges are seated in the proper position. Also ensure that they have been locked in.

Dell 3100cn... | Answered on Jul 16, 2019

First, on your computer desktop. left click on START. Next, left click on CONTROL PANEL, and left click on PRINTERS. Find your printer on the PRINTERS window, and RIGHT CLICK on the icon. From the drop-down menu, left click on PRINTING PREFERENCES. Use the settings to set up the printer for the paper size and orientation you want to use.Click APPLY , then OK buttons to apply any changes you make. If that does not help,check the side paper guides in the paper source you are using. If they are not against the paper on both sides, the paper will not align properly with the image. Move the guides snug but not tight against the paper. If the guides are too tight, paper may not feed. If moving the guides does not solve the problem, try loosening the guides and reposition the paper until the image is properly aligned. Then see in your owners manual if there is an adjustment called SIDE-TO-SIDE REGISTRATION, and follow the proceedure to adjust the side-to side paper alignment.

Dell 3100cn... | Answered on Jun 16, 2019

Could be: The entered password is wrong or
Auditron security (A Xerox feature) is preventing users from Printing.
Then: Enter the correct password (Default 11111) or
Disable Auditron security settings from the Administrator menu.

Xerox Error Code 016 757 Tech on Tour

Dell 3100cn... | Answered on May 23, 2019

I had same thing in the same Dell 1320c but in looking closer at the rollers there was a bit very small bit paper, so you still may have the same, it only just that little bit to stop it working , take out the front parts with the twisted plastic locks off and have a good look again, use a dry paint brush to clean in and under all the rollers, it worked for me, good luck.

Dell 3100cn... | Answered on Jan 08, 2019

Before installing a new toner, put a disposable towel over the ink toner exit, and shake your toner lightly back and forth and up and down. Make sure your toner cartridge is in the open position before replacing it in your printer.

If you are using a refillable ink cartridge, make sure you are resetting the cartridge using the method described by the refillable manufacturer.

If this does not answer your question please request more information before voting on my answer. I will try to find more information about your toner cartridge that will help you futher.

Dell 3100cn... | Answered on Sep 27, 2018

You sent a paper size different of the requested by the printer. Just load the requested size or delete the spool.
Some PDF downloaded from internet has A4 or 8,5x11", maybe is requesting one of this sizes.

If you can not delete this message, delete the spool using the printer manual in the control panel of the printer.

Dell 3100cn... | Answered on Aug 25, 2018

Dell 3100cn Color Laser Printer Error 024-965 - Load Tray 1

The "Paper Tray Inserted" sensor buttons are not being depressed by the Paper Tray so the Printer thinks no Tray is inserted even if the Tray is properly inserted.

If you pull out the paper tray and look at the Paper Tray opening, you will see three white vertical sensor buttons along the left-hand side at the mouth of the aperture where the paper tray slides in. These three white vertically aligned push button sensors tell the printer that the Paper Tray is inserted when the paper Tray is
properly pushed all the way in and aligned. It also signals to the printer by noting which button is depressed whether the tray is a Letter Size or Legal Size tray that has been inserted. These buttons which are fully visible as soon as the tray is slid out can move out of place and even fall into the wall of the Tray slot preventing the buttons from sensing the tray.

Click it back into place. There should be no play and the buttons themselves should be the only thing that move and then only in an in and out manner. They should move out toward you when the Tray is removed and be pushed in when the tray in slid into the paper tray feedering slot. A pair of needle-nose pliers may be necessary to draw the button module out of the tray slot wall if it has fallen in. Once it is STIFFLY repositioned and the Paper Tray reinserted, reset the printer by opening and quickly reshutting the printer cartridge compartment. This action will recalibrate the printer, shut off the amber error light and resume the current printing job if one was in progress.

Good luck!

Dell 3100cn... | Answered on Aug 25, 2018

The problem correspondent to this error code is: "Error relating to PCL emulation problems occurs."
The solution is: · Press the "Return" buttonto clear the message, cancel the current print job, and conduct the next print job, if any. Press Cancel to cancel the print job.

Dell 3100cn... | Answered on May 30, 2018

you need to let the unit get tempered to you home environment before using the device being left in damp or warm areas can overwhelm the device if plugged straight in, leave it in your home for upto 3 hrs before using it you may need to reset it if the service code comes back up, hold the power button down on power plug inserted, for 10 seconds. but only do this when the printer is at your home humidity.

Dell 3100cn... | Answered on Jul 05, 2017

Dell has a tech bulletin about this, but the short answer is "that's how it's designed to work"

Mine does the same thing, and it drives me up the wall some days, but that's just how this model operates when you're printing large jobs.

Dell 3100cn... | Answered on Dec 03, 2016

I tried this solution but wasn't quite sure how it's possible.
"Pull out the drum. Open the front door. Then close back this door then at the same time, move
the carousel around back or forth. The carousel now is able to be free to rotate. During rotating
you try to pull out the catridge. If it is locked, then adjust it to the position to be free."

Instead i pulled out the drum unit and pushed down with a bit of force on the toner carousel. I heard the gears grind which didn't sound real pleasant but the error went away. Instead I received an error message this time to remove and reseat the Cyan toner. Tried this multiple times w/o luck so i replaced the Cyan toner and it freed it up. Now I'm getting a paper jam message but there is no jam. Stuck again but making progress...

Dell 3100cn... | Answered on Jun 10, 2016

look inside of printer.see if something is pulled or unpluged. see if there is ink and paper inside.

Dell 3100cn... | Answered on May 19, 2016

YES! It Worked. Man I love it when things like this work out! Thanks Gnolgnol!

Let me just elaborate however:

The "belt" is the 8 1/2" wide black rubber piece wrapped around the drums located at the back top section just near the 4 black arrows and "no hands" warning picture. I was too lazy to unscrew it to fix it so I simply used much force with the palm of my hand and rolled and pushed up and over in the direction it needed to be adjusted several times. The belt will overlap on both sides about 1/8" on both sides so make sure you go past the drum a bit to even it out on both sides.

Dell 3100cn... | Answered on Sep 18, 2015

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