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HP Color LaserJet 5500 Fuser Kit Instructions

Originally written for: HP Color LaserJet 5500
Also applies to: HP Color LaserJet 5500dn, 5500dtn, 5500n, 5550, 5550dn, 5550dtn, 5550n
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These instructions describe replacement of the fuser kit on an HP Color Laserjet 5500 and similar models.

Manufacturer Part #: [C9735A], [RG5-6848-000]

  1. Disassembly
  2. Reassembly
  1. Using the side handles, open the top cover.
    WARNING: The fuser might be hot. Wait 10 minutes before proceeding.
    Opening the top cover
  2. Completely loosen the blue thumb screws on either side of the fuser.
    Loosening the thumb screws
  3. Grasp the ends and pull straight up to remove the fuser.
    Caution: Grasp the fuser by both ends, or the printer may be damaged.
    Removing the fuser
  1. Remove the new fuser from the bag. Place the used fuser in the bag for recycling.
    Unpacking the new fuser
  2. Grasp the sides of the fuser and lower it into the printer. Press firmly to seat it in position.
    Replacing the fuser
  3. Tighten the blue thumb screws.
    Tighten the blue thumb screws
  4. Close the top cover. After a short while, the control panel should display "NEW FUSER KIT=".
    Closing the top cover
  5. On the control panel, press (Down button) to highlight YES , and then press (Select) to reset the fuser count.
    Control panel
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