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Ricoh Aficio GX5050 Error 999

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Printer - Ricoh Aficio GX5050

When powered up is displaying 'Error 999'

How can i fix this?
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Question by:ExproRobThornley
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by:Wrathyimp
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Do a maintenance on copier, try to remove any paper jams.
Still if you get the error, then it looks like some controller is faulty, get support from your local vendor.
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by:ExproRobThornley
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I have taken a look at the printer. There is are no paper jams.

Unfortunatly the printer is not under a maintenance contract, so unable to get help from there.
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jrtec earned 2000 total points
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From the service manual error 999 means:
Maintenance Stepping Motor Out of Home Position
The maintenance motor HP sensor failed to detect the motor at the home position.
Possible causes:
Maintenance HP sensor connector loose, broken, or defective
Maintenance motor connector loose, broken, or defective
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by:ExproRobThornley
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Thanks for your help.
That would explain the awful noise it makes when powering up.
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