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Lexmark MX910

Lexmark MX910

196.11 Service Engine Error on the MS/MX 91x Printer

What you will see

196.11 Service Engine Error

Suggested remedy

Verify proper loading of paper. See Loading the 2500‑sheet tray for proper loading instructions.

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Additional troubleshooting

  1. Reset the engine service error.

To do this, enter the Diagnostics menu (3 + 6), navigate to PRINTER SETUP and selectReset Engine Service Error.

  1. If error persists, then:

  1. If error still persists, then follow additional troubleshooting suggestions found in the Service Manual for the 2500-sheet tray "transfer guide motor failure".

  2. Escalate this issue to your next level of support if this intervention required (IR) message cannot be resolved.


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