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Extrusion problem after not printing for 2-3 days

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Hi everyone,

 

I've found that if I load my filament and then I print the printer extrudes ok. 

However once I leave my printer for 2-3 days without printing and then print the printer doesn't extrude any filament.

I then have to unload the filament - load it again and then I can print again.

Is there a way to avoid having to do this before each print?

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I had the same problem today twice. Today in the morning (last print was yesterday afternoon) and again in the evening today, after loading a new filament. Filement was coming out after loading, then startet a print job but without a filament.

 

I fixed it both times with unload/load, but thats annoying....

 

BR Christian

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At the end of a print, it should withdraw the filament a little (not leave it all the way in the nozzle), but during the purging for the next print, it should move it forward far enough to start extruding again. If there's no damage to the filament it should just go ahead and work fine on the next print without needing to be unloaded and reloaded.

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