Lexmark Maintenance Kit Setup Guidance

What is Maintenance Kit for Lexmark Printer?

Lexmark Maintenance Kit Setup- A maintenance kit for the printer is nothing but a set of replacement parts for a printer. The kit contains:

For some Lexmark printer models, the maintenance kit is provided during the first-time purchase. If the kit is not provided, you can get it from a trusted local retailer for your printer. Installing and replacing the maintenance kit is pretty easy. However, the procedure for the same might vary a little bit based on your printer.Here, we will show you everything from installing the kit for the first time to replacing and resetting the Lexmark Maintenance Kit on the printer. Even if there are different series printers available in Lexmark, the overall procedure to install, replace and reset the Lexmark Maintenance Kit Setup is the same.

How To Install Lexmark Maintenance Kit?

Before you start the Lexmark Maintenance Kit Setup:

  1. Unpack the parts.
  2. Wear gloves to keep your hands clean.
  3. Switch off your Lexmark printer if it is turned on and unplug the cord from its inlet.
  4. Follow the step-by-step instructions below to install the Lexmark Maintenance Kit on your printer within in few minutes.

Installing the Fuser Unit:

  1. Turn off the Lexmark printer and wait for 30 minutes to let the printer to cool down.
  2. Plug the power cord out from the printer.
  3. If your Lexmark printer has a fuser wiper cover, remove it first.
  4. Move on to the printer’s backside and gently open the back door.
  5. Press down the black levers to access the fuser unit area.
  6. Insert the new fuser unit into its compartment and screw the blue buttons.
  7. Push the black lever to its locking position and close the printer’s back door.
  8. Next, refix the fuser wiper cover (if applicable).
  9. Now, switch on your Lexmark printer to verify it the fuser unit is installed properly on the printer.
Installing The Fuser Unit

Installing the Transfer Roller

  1. Ensure that the Lexmark printer is turned off and completely cooled down.
  2. Open the printer's front cover and pull out the toner cartridge & drum unit assembly from the printer.
  3. Remove the new transfer roller for your printer from its package. Don’t remove the protective plastic cover from the foam surface.
  4. Install the transfer roller onto your printer. Ensure that the roller is installed properly. Now, gently remove the protective plastic from the roller.
  5. After installing the transfer roller, refix the toner & drum unit assembly and close the front cover.
Installing The Transfer Roller

Installing the Media Pick Up Roller

  1. First, remove the paper input tray from the Lexmark printer.
  2. Pinch the green buttons and hold the roller with one hand.
  3. Next, use the other hand to pull down the blue tray.
  4. Now, remove the media pick up roller (if it installed in the printer).
  5. Install the new media pick up roller by sliding it to the left and refix the paper input tray.

Installing the Separation Roller

  1. Open the paper input or media tray on your Lexmark printer.
  2. Install the new separation roller and ensure that it is fixed appropriately.
  3. Refix the paper input tray into the printer.

How To Replace Lexmark Maintenance Kit Setup?

The section above shows you how to install the Lexmark Maintenance Kit on your printer. Now, let’s see how to replace the kit in case of damage or incompatibility. In some Lexmark printer models, the ‘80 Scheduled Maintenance’ message will appear when it is time to replace the maintenance kit.

Replacing the Lexmark Printer’s Charge Roller

  1. First, turn off the Lexmark printer and disconnect the power cord from the wall outlet.
  2. Next, open the printer’s front cover and remove the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly.
  3. Remove the existing charge roller from your printer. Install the replacement roller with its paper protector into the printer.
  4. You have to insert the charge roller at the left side hole first and then twist it to fix in the locking position.
  5. Ensure that it is firmly seated and freely spinning.
  6. Remove the paper protector from the charge roller and install the toner cartridge and drum unit assembly into the printer.
Lexmark Printers Charge Roller

Replacing the Fuser Unit

  1. Ensure that the Lexmark printer is turned off.
  2. Disconnect printer’s power cord from the electrical outlet.
  3. Remove the fuser cover and open the rear door.
  4. Unscrew the two locks on the drive unit and take it out of the tabs.
  5. Loosen the fuser assembly screws and take out the used fuser unit.
  6. Unpack the new fuser unit and install it in the fuser compartment.
  7. Tighten the screws and close the doors.
  8. Next, refix the fuser cover and check whether you have installed the fuser unit correctly.

Replacing the Transfer Roller

  1. Open the Lexmark printer's front door and remove the toner cartridge unit.
  2. Unsnap the transfer roller and take it out without damaging the internal parts of the printer.
  3. Unpack and install the new transfer roller with its paper protector on your printer.
  4. Now, gently remove the paper protector from the roller and re-install the cartridge assembly.
  5. Close the front door of your printer.

How To Reset Lexmark Maintenance Kit?

Resetting the Lexmark Maintenance Kit setup is necessary when it is replaced with a new one. Quick steps to reset your Lexmark’s printer’s maintenance kit are given below.

  1. Turn on your Lexmark printer after replacing the maintenance kit.
  2. Press and hold the Select + Return buttons for 8 seconds.
  3. Release the buttons when the reset maintenance control menu is displayed.
  4. If your printer displays the maintenance message, press the Select button.
  1. Next, press the Menu button until the printer’s control panel displays the RESET MAINT CNT option.
  2. Select the option and reboot your printer to reset the Lexmark Maintenance Kit setup.

Now You Can Easily Install, Replace, and Reset the Lexmark Maintenance Kit

An overview of how to install, replace and reset the Lexmark Maintenance Kit setup is provided on this page. We are sure that now you have an idea of how to replace or install the maintenance kit on your Lexmark printer. We have covered only the basic steps here.Contact us if you want to know the exact procedure or steps to replace your Lexmark printer’s maintenance kit.You are one click away from us. Click the Call Us, Click to Call, or Toll-Free button provided on this page to reach our technical support team now.

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