Fix the printer error 54.2
What are the causes of the 54.2 printer error that may occur in HP printers?
The HP printer devices are perfect solutions to the printing actions of the users for both color and black & white printing. The printer device is made up of various components and the different components are attached at exact positions to perform the printing works. The cartridges are one among such components and the user can use such components to bring color to the printing works. The four standard cartridges would be present attached to a rotating device called Carousel under the printer cover. The issues with the carousel rotation and the misplacement of the cartridges upon the printer devices would result in issues with the printer device called as printer error 54.2. The toner cartridges that are placed incorrectly would display the error message along with the information regarding the wrong rotation of the carousel component.
Discussed below are some points related with the symptoms and tips to fix the error:
- Remove and reinstall the cartridges
- Troubleshoot the carousel rotation
The printer 54.2 occurs with the HP printers would display the error message while the user install the toner cartridges incorrectly upon the device. The error would be accompanied with a loud noise which is similar to grinding noise. The error usually occurs with the HP LaserJet 4500 and HP LaserJet 4550 printer devices. The error displays with the description as 54.2 carousel rotation error.
Remove and reinstall the cartridges
The removal and resetting of the cartridges upon the HP printers should be done with the assistance of a technician if the user is unaware about the process. Open the top cover of the printer device by pressing on the button near to the left side. Then find the carousel brake inside the printer device. The component is a metal tab and the user should hold the brake with the end of a pen. The action would result in removing the printer cartridges and thus the user can troubleshoot the issue with the cartridge. Reinstall the components after solving the issues and start printing by turning on the device.
Troubleshoot the carousel rotation
Another cause for the 54.2 printer error upon the HP printers is the wrong carousel rotations. The issue can troubleshoot using the technique mentioned below. For that the user should open the drum on the printer device and then remove the drum cartridge. The techniques required to be performed upon the carousel for enabling the rotation should be done only with the help of technicians since the process requires some expert advice.
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