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Checking the absorbent pad in the oil pan

Do this task weekly.

<70> The oiler belt, oiler wick roll, and their environments are high temperature areas. Be very careful when working in these areas.
  1. Open the stacker end cover.
    When the oiler- belt gate is opened, the fuser begins to cool down immediately, and the printer operator panel message changes to OILER GATE OPEN.
  2. Turn the wing nut counterclockwise to release the oiler-belt gate.
  3. Place several layers of absorbent material, such as paper towels on the floor beneath the oiler-belt gate.
  4. Open the oiler-belt gate. Ensure that the gate is securely latched in the open position.
  5. Check to see if the absorbent pad is saturated with oil. If the pad is saturated, continue with step 6. If it is not saturated, go to step 14.
  6. Allow the printer to cool for at least 30 minutes.
  7. Lower the hot roll shield.
  8. Remove the oil pan by lifting the pan until the hooked portion of the pan is disengaged from the lower oiler-belt support shaft.
  9. Remove the saturated absorbent pad from the oil pan.
  10. Place the saturated pad in the plastic shipping bag and discard the bag in an approved waste container.
  11. Install the new absorbent pad in the oil pan.
  12. Install the oil pan onto the lower oiler-belt support shaft.
  13. Raise the hot roll shield.
  14. Close the oiler-belt gate.
  15. Turn the wing nut clockwise to latch the gate. Ensure that the gate is firmly latched.
  16. Remove the new absorbent pad from the plastic shipping bag.
  17. Close the stacker end cover.
  18. The printer operator panel message may change to WARMING UP or PLEASE STAND BY.
  19. To resume processing, select Start on the printer operator panel or the Main touchscreen panel.
    <85>For printers with microcode levels, version 11.6.128 and higher, both printers and attached pre and postprocessing equipment can be started from the main panel of the printer console and the printer operator panels. Visually assure that no other personnel are working on the system before starting the system.