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Ultimaker S3 Feeder Won't Unload


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Posted · Ultimaker S3 Feeder Won't Unload

The filament won't come out of the feeder when I try to unload the filament. I can hear the whirling sound, but the filament doesn't move.

Is there any way that I can manually remove the filament from the feeder?

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    Posted · Ultimaker S3 Feeder Won't Unload

    It happens not regularly, but sometimes the filament breaks or there's is some debris in the feeder. If it is just broken, then it is enough to dismount the Bowden on both sides and push the filament through. In case of debris, you can try if an airgun helps, if not you have to open the feeder to clean it.

     

    If it happens more than a few times, you have another problem. Maybe the feeder tension is to high or too low, the marker should be in the middle position. Or you print too fast or too cold, there are many possibilities.

     

    But the feeder has no general problem where a long term solution is needed.

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