Cleaning the pickup roller

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Cleaning the pickup roller

You can clean the pickup roller rather than replace it.

Remove the pickup roller as described in steps 1 through 5 of

Changing

the pickup roller

.

1

Dab a lint-free cloth in isopropyl alcohol, and scrub the roller.

WARNING!

Alcohol is flammable. Keep the alcohol and cloth away from an open
flame. Before you close the printer and plug in the power cord, allow the
alcohol to dry completely.

2

Using a dry, lint-free cloth, wipe the pickup roller to remove loosened
dirt.

3

Allow the pickup roller to dry completely before you reinstall it in the
printer (see steps 6 through 9 of

Changing the pickup roller

).

Note

In certain areas of California, air pollution control regulations restrict the
use of liquid Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA) as a cleaning agent. In those areas
of California, please disregard the previous recommendations and use a
dry, lint-free cloth. The cloth may be moistened with water if desired.

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