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HP LaserJet Pro P1566 and P1606dn Printers - Replacing the Pickup Roller

Introduction

The pickup roller in your product wears out with normal use with good media. This document provides steps to change a worn-out pickup roller.
If you need a new pickup roller, see ordering supplies and accessories.

Changing the pickup roller

  1. Press the Power button () to turn off the product. Wait for the product to cool before proceeding.
      warning:
    Failure to turn off the power might damage the product.
  2. Unplug the power cord from the back of the product.
  3. Open the print cartridge door, and then remove the print cartridge.
    Figure : Open the print cartridge door and remove the print cartridge
    Illustration: Open the print cartridge door and remove the print cartridge.
      caution:
    To prevent damage to the print cartridge, minimize its exposure to direct light. Cover the print cartridge with a sheet of paper.
  4. Find the pickup roller inside the product.
    Figure : Find the pickup roller
    Illustration of finding the pickup roller.
  5. Release the small, white tabs on each side of the pickup roller, and then rotate the pickup roller toward the front.
    Figure : Releasing the tabs
    Illustration of releasing the pickup roller tabs
      caution:
    Do not touch the black-sponge transfer roller inside the product. Touching the transfer roller can damage the product.
  6. Gently pull the pickup roller up and out of the product.
    Figure : Pull out the pickup roller
    Illustration of pulling out the pickup roller.
  7. Position the new pickup roller in the slot. The circular and rectangular pegs on each side help you install the roller correctly.
    Figure : Install the new pickup roller
    Illustration of installing the new pickup roller.
  8. Rotate the top of the new pickup roller away from you until both sides snap into place.
    Figure : Rotate the pickup roller
    Illustration of rotating the pickup roller.
  9. Reinstall the print cartridge, and then close the print cartridge door.
    Figure : Reinstall the print cartridge and close the print cartridge door
    Illustration of reinstalling the print cartridge and closing the print cartridge door.
  10. Plug the power cord back into the product.
  11. Press the Power button () to turn on the product.

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