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Posted · Print - Head door

Hi Everyone,

 

I had an issue were a printjob got stuck to the printcore and all the filament backed up inside the printhead. It took a while but i managed to clear it all! The problem is, since it happened the door of the print head won't close, its like the magnets have broken. There's always something!

 

Would anyone know why this has happened or have a solution besides taping it up?

 

Thank you!

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Posted · Print - Head door

Two ways to solve this.

 

1.) shut the door and push it down towards the print bed to bend the door arms slightly (they have bent out of shape) Use a little pressure but not alot.

 

2.) Print a door hook, there is one on thingiverse. It basically holds the door shut. I have to use this one one of my UM3s as the door keeps popping open.

 

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Posted (edited) · Print - Head door
6 hours ago, Shirly said:

The problem is, since it happened the door of the print head won't close

 

Perhaps it's just the metal bracket that is bent a bit, it's explained here:

https://support.3dverkstan.se/article/23-a-visual-ultimaker-troubleshooting-guide#front-cover

 

edit: and here - https://fbrc8.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/115001519726-Why-Won-t-My-Fan-Bracket-Close-UM3-UM3X-

Edited by tinkergnome

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Posted · Print - Head door

Thank you both! I applied some pressure as suggested and its back up in place again!

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Posted · Print - Head door

Does anyone happen to have a link to the door hook mentioned above? I've search all over and was unable to find it. Thanks!

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