How to replace the fuser on your Xerox machine: VersaLink C400s, Phaser 6600, WorkCentre 6600s

Submitted by Matthew Eberhart on Wed, 11/22/2023 - 10:07

Greetings from the Printing Workshop! Matthew is your go-to expert in printer maintenance tips. Today, we're diving into a critical task that can significantly enhance your printer's performance – replacing the fuser in your Xerox C400 series printer.

In the fast-paced world of professional printing, a well-maintained printer is paramount. Understanding how to efficiently replace the fuser not only ensures seamless document production but also contributes to the longevity of your equipment. This comprehensive guide is designed to empower you with the knowledge and skills needed to optimize your Xerox C400 series printer.

As we explore the process step by step, you'll discover the value of DIY fuser replacement. Beyond the convenience, taking control of this essential maintenance task allows you to improve the efficiency of your printer, potentially saving costs on professional repairs.

So, let’s get to it!


Step 1: Power Down Your Machine

The first and crucial step is to power down your printer. Trying to replace the fuser without doing this can lead to a zero one zero error. So, take a moment to shut down your machine before diving into the replacement process.


Step 2: Open the Back Cover

Once your printer is powered down, open the back cover. Inside, you'll find the fuser with distinctive green handles. Handle the fuser with care, as it tends to get hot during operation.

C400 Fuser Replacement Step 1


Step 3: Take the Fuser Out

Locate the gray squeezable button on the lower left side of the fuser. With two hands, grip the fuser using the thumb holds and ridges provided. Squeeze the gray button and pull the fuser out straight. Remember, gentle yet firm handling is essential.

C400 Fuser Replacement Step 2


Step 4: Put the New Fuser In

Now, it's time to introduce the new fuser. Ensure you're holding it by the handles and align the two dowels on the sides with the corresponding slots on the printer frame. A good push should firmly seat the fuser into place, and you should feel it lock into position.

C400 Fuser Replacement Step 3

C400 Fuser Replacement Step 4

C400 Fuser Replacement Step 5


Step 5: Close the Back Cover and Restart Your Machine

With the new fuser securely in place, close the back cover. Now, restart your machine. This step is crucial to ensure that the printer recognizes the new fuser and operates seamlessly.



Voila! Replacing the fuser on your Xerox C400 series printer is as simple as that. Don't forget to handle the fuser with care and follow each step diligently. If you found this guide helpful, consider checking out more how-to videos on this model or subscribing to our channel for quick how-to videos on various Xerox products.



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