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For Ultimaker 2 extended the filament guide is not able to attach in available space given below

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Hi and Welcome to the community,

Are you talking about the small guide that goes at the back left side of the printer?

Normally you should put it at 90° and rotate it. You may need to apply some force to put it in place.

But it's not a mandatory item, personnaly i don't use it at all because to me it adds some unnecessary friction to the filament and doesn't really help to guide the filament better.

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I would like to back @Didierklein. Without dual extrusion it isn't really necessary.

Sometimes it is a bit of a tight fit, but you might as well could leave it out.

When you have found the answer you are looking for, could you select a 'Best Answer'? This will help future readers with similar questions to find the answer that helped you faster.

Thank you!

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