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    Sharp MX-3050N F2-67 code

    Brand new machine. Installed two weeks ago. Now throwing F2-67 toner supply operation trouble (yellow). Customer was in middle of 100 sets of 4 pages run when code was thrown and cartridge ejected. They had another cartridge installed it. Apparently threw the code again and ejected new cartridge. It will be Monday before able to go see what is going on. Fellow tech at another location told me that Sharp has turned it's cartridge manufacturing over to an aftermarket company and he has gotten lots of bad cartridges. Any thoughts?


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    Re: Sharp MX-3050N F2-67 code

    Quote Originally Posted by kirkeb View Post
    Brand new machine. Installed two weeks ago. Now throwing F2-67 toner supply operation trouble (yellow). Customer was in middle of 100 sets of 4 pages run when code was thrown and cartridge ejected. They had another cartridge installed it. Apparently threw the code again and ejected new cartridge. It will be Monday before able to go see what is going on. Fellow tech at another location told me that Sharp has turned it's cartridge manufacturing over to an aftermarket company and he has gotten lots of bad cartridges. Any thoughts?
    I don't know about a change to another toner supply company, but the toners should not be installed while delivering to the customer.

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    Re: Sharp MX-3050N F2-67 code

    Quote Originally Posted by ZOOTECH View Post
    I don't know about a change to another toner supply company, but the toners should not be installed while delivering to the customer.
    They were not installed. Installation manual says remove tone and developer cartridges during transport which we did.


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    Re: Sharp MX-3050N F2-67 code

    Still interested in what you found. A few days ago we had a very experienced field tech set up a 3070 in shop.( Not what he usually does) When removing the strings that tether the temporary Mylar developer seals he failed to get the seals out where the toner ctg. feeds the dv units. This didn't cause an issue until toner cartridges were installed then it would pop codes. I cant imagine that you were able to get many copies out without the toner seals open but the call seem similar. We have had some cartridges locked up by toner packing we just beat on them shake them rotate toner drive hub even took plug out to make sure toner was flowing correctly.


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    Re: Sharp MX-3050N F2-67 code

    These models come with developer in them, DO NOT run 25-2 as with previous Sharp color machines at install.
    Go into 25-1 and see what your reading are at, it should be in the 100 to 130 range. If the number is real high, the dv unit is not getting toner.
    You could also have a broken auger or a clogged toner feed pipe.



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    Re: Sharp MX-3050N F2-67 code

    Quote Originally Posted by mojorolla View Post
    These models come with developer in them, DO NOT run 25-2 as with previous Sharp color machines at install.
    Go into 25-1 and see what your reading are at, it should be in the 100 to 130 range. If the number is real high, the dv unit is not getting toner.
    You could also have a broken auger or a clogged toner feed pipe.

    Panasonic color units came that way also. However what would be the issue if you ran 25-02 without installing toner ctgs. Shouldn't it find the same density values?


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    Re: Sharp MX-3050N F2-67 code

    Check the yellow toner pipe unit, we had one with a cracked piece out of the box.


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    Re: Sharp MX-3050N F2-67 code

    I have seen the toner suppy tubes broken or missing gears a few times. very odd.


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