Replacing Your Xerox Toner Cartridge
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How do I replace my Xerox toner cartridge?
When replacing your Xerox toner cartridge, there are a few things you should keep an eye out for. Here are a few tips for properly replacing your Xerox toner cartridge for most Xerox model copiers.
- Necessary? - The copier will tell you when you need to replace your Xerox toner cartridge. Xerox toner cartridges can be recycled so please follow the disposal instructions you receive with the new cartridge. Only replace when necessary.
- Handling – When properly handling your Xerox toner cartridge, be sure to not expose it to the direct sunlight or strong indoor fluorescent lighting. Also, do not touch or scratch the surface of the drum. Improper handling could lead to poor printing results later and the need to buy another Xerox toner cartridge.
- Be Gentle – When pulling out the old Xerox toner cartridge, do not force the unit. These are carefully built machines that rely on proper alignment for retaining quality. You risk breaking if you are forceful.
For detailed instructions on replacing the Xerox toner cartridge in your specific model copier, Xerox.com offers support and instructions.