Preventive and Corrective Maintenance
13291L-001 Rev. A S4M Maintenance Manual 10/27/05
Remove the Pinch Roller
1. Turn Off (O) the printer and disconnect the AC power cord and all data cables.
2. Open the media door and remove media and ribbon from the printer.
3. See Figure 145. Lower the pinch roller holder assembly to the open position.
See Figure 144. Using a small flat blade screwdriver or an awl, remove and discard the
5. Remove and discard the bearings and old pinch roller.
Figure 144 • Removing and Installing E-rings and Bearings
Caution • Wear protective eyewear when installing or removing E-rings, C-clips, snap
rings, springs, and mounting buttons. These are under tension and could fly off.
Note • If you have trouble reaching the E-rings and have a peel assembly installed, you
may have to remove it to access the E-rings. See Figure 145. Loosen the two mounting
screws, and then remove the peel assembly from the printer.
2Roller bearings (2)
4Groove for E-rings (2)
5Pinch roller mounting holes (2)
6Pinch roller holder assembly