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C54x & X54x — Audible Sound Diagnostics

Document ID:SO5263

Usergroup :External


Sound; Noise; Noises; Diagnose; Problem; Squeak; Chatter; Squealing; Sounds; Clank; Thump; Annoying



Below is a detailed list of sounds that you can hear from a printer. The first table outlines the normal sounds a printer may produce during its operations while the second table outlines the unusual noises. Click the 'Play' button to hear the sound.



Normal sounds

Most Sounds caused by the device printing mechanisms are normal. 

Normal Sounds

Media File

Fuser Nip Open/Close
Duplex Printing Click
Toner Replenish Click
Low Voltage Power Supply Click
Low Voltage Power Supply Buzz



Unusual sounds

Should you encounter the types of noise listed below, please contact Lexmark Technical Support to set up service for the printer.

Abnormal Sounds

Media File

Fuser Click
AIO Redrive Clog
Cartridge Shutter
Fuser Gear Tick
Fuser Motor Click
Fuser Squeak
ITU Screech
PCU Cleaner Squeak
250 Tray Squeak
Dislodged Developer Gear



Contacting Lexmark

Please contact Lexmark Technical Support if you need additional assistance. NOTE: When calling for support, you will be asked for your machine/model type and serial number (SN). If you need help locating these, please click here, (C54x / X54x).

Please call from near the printer in case the technician on the phone asks you to perform a troubleshooting task on the printer.


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