How To: Empty Waste Toner Container Xerox Altalink C Series
Emptying a Waste Toner container because you don’t have a back up?
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This is a step by step guide explaining how to empty a waste toner container on a Xerox Altalink C Series: This is mostly identified as a waste toner container on an Altalink C8030/35/45/55 copy machine.
We here at USA Copier Lease have come across this problem for years and have a temporary solution for you! Watch this video that shows you how to empty the Xerox waste toner box until you receive the replacement unit.
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Step-by-Step Method to Emptying your Xerox Altalink Waste Toner Container
If you don’t have time to watch the video, you can follow these steps for another method to empty the Xerox waste toner container:
*We always suggest using brand new factory produced products for your Xerox – this is for educational purposes only.
1. Remove Waste Toner Container from the Xerox.
2. Find a SEALABLE plastic bag (we suggest a trash bag)
3. Carefully cut the thing seal from around the waste toner container.
4. Gently remove the screws holding the top of the container to the bottom.
5. Place the whole container into the bag and slowly empty it and shake the whole Xerox waste toner container and you will see the bag filling with the powder waste.
6. Continue until empty and then wipe the excess with paper towel best you can.
7. Clean the clear plastic square, this needs to be wiped down and cleaned as best as possible.
8. After the cleaning is complete, reassemble the waste toner container with the screws and use a piece of clear tape all around the outside to reseal the container together.
9. Once reassembled, you can reinstall into your machine until you backup one arrives (assuming you did order a back up…right?) =)
The goal is to not only empty the container, but also clean the clear plastic area so that the sensor reads the xerox waste toner container as empty.
Please be careful when doing this – toner may spill and make a mess. Even worse, if you do not seal the waste toner container back correctly before reinstall, the toner may spill inside the machine. This would make a very large me.
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There might come a time that you forget to order your Xerox waste Toner Container and the Xerox copier or printer completely stops working and doesn’t let you proceed with printing, copying, or scanning. Sometimes, this is because your waste toner cartridge has become full. The copy machine will stop functioning altogether when the waste container is full of…well waste toner. You will see an error message on the display screen telling you that you need to replace the waste container. Unfortunately, you somehow forgot to order your replacement Xerox waste toner container (Xerox Part #8R13061 or 008r13061).
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