Hardware Error: 0502

Printer Dell A940 All-in-one prints about a half page and then stalls and gives and error message HARDWARE ERROR: 0502.  What does this error message mean?

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Last updated December 14, 2018 Views 740 Applies to:



Error 502 comes from the encoder strip.


Cleaning the encoder strip (Loud bang from printer carriage)




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Microsoft MVP April 1, 2012

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