50.1 Fuser Error – HP LaserJet 5200 – Laser Printer Repair
The HP laserjet 5200 printer is prone to the 50.1 fuser error more than some of the other fuser errors. The 50.1 fuser error is the result of the machine registering a low temperature error. Obviously, like any other heating device they have low temperature problems rather than overheat issues. In this article I will talk about the most common situations that can cause the 50.1 fuser error in the HP laserjet 5200 and provide details on how to replace and purchase a new fuser if needed.
HP 5200/5025/5035 Fuser Assembly
Troubleshooting The HP 5200 LaserJet 50.1 Fuser Error
Troubleshooting the 50.1 fuser error in the HP laserjet 5200 can be easy if you know what to look for. First thing to check is the power source. These machines are in fact big heaters. It takes a lot of power to get one of these at the correct operating temperature. So when troubleshooting this error code you need to make sure the printer is plugged straight in a wall outlet and not a surge protector. Some people like to plug them into battery back ups. These can cause issues with your printer and is an extreme load on the battery inside the unit. To avoid the 50.1 fuser error and replacing the battery in your back up avoid plugging your HP laserjet 5200 printer into them. Also with it being a low temperature error just turning the machine off and on again might allow it to get to its correct temperature. Another thing to look out for is other large power consuming devices on the same electrical circuit. Like make sure you don’t have to other laserjets or copiers right next to the one your having problems with.
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Conclusion About the HP LaserJet 5200 50.1 Fuser Error
Last thing to try is turning the machine off, unplug it, and let it sit 10 to 20 minutes. If you followed all the advice above and after leaving it off for 10 to 20 minutes and turning it back on doesn’t solve your issue then replacement of the fuser will probably be necessary. If you find yourself in this situation then below I have provided the instructions on replacing the fuser and provided you with a link to purchase a new fuser if needed. Hopefully, the information provided above has helped you walk through the 50.1 fuser error in the HP laserjet 5200.
HP 5200/5025/5035 Fuser Assembly Removal Procedure
At the back of the printer, insert your finger into the hole and pull your finger toward you to remove the lower back cover.
2. Open the face-up bin.
3. Release the fuser nip by pulling up on the black plastic section of the tray and pulling it toward the inside of the printer to release it.
Hopefully, this article has helped you troubleshoot the 50.1 fuser error in your HP laserjet 5200.
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