How to Fix Error Code SC400 on Ricoh MP C300 Printer?

I have a Ricoh Printer for last 6months and It work fine but due to some days my screen displayed Error Code SC400 and I'm trying many ways to resolve this error but unable to solve this error. So can anyone give me any suggestion to how I Fix Error Code SC400 On Ricoh MP C300 Printer.

  •   Mick
  •   1  Ans
  •   Mar 4, 2024
Answer - 1

Fix Ricoh SC400 Error Code:

Ricoh error code SC400 is a process control error generally caused by a dirty image density (ID) sensor. Ricoh printers are known for their high-quality printing and low and affordable cost.

Following Factors can also Become the Cause of Ricoh SC400 Error Code;

  • Dirty ID sensor.
  • Defective IOB.
  • Defective BCU.
  • Defective LD unit.
  • Defective CGB/PPG power pack.
  • Non functional ID sensor.

The Ricoh SC400 error is generally caused by a dirty image density (ID) sensor. You can clean the sensor yourself if you are experienced enough or contact professionals at Ricoh printer and follow their instructions.

It can help you to save your time and money which would have been otherwise wasted on a technician or service center. If the ID sensor of printer is dirty, it can cause further problems like color misalignment issues.

You can follow the process below to carefully clean the ID sensor of your Ricoh printer.

  • Use a dry, lint-free cloth and carefully wipe down all the five sensors.
  • You can also use alcohol to clean the sensors, but make sure every bit of alcohol is wiped off,
  • You can also use canned air if you can’t reach the sensors.
  • As a precaution, do not use any oil wrapped cloth to wipe the sensors.
  • After cleaning the sensors, reboot your printer.
  • If the problem still persists, it’s time to replace the ID sensor board.

Some Other Methods to Resolve Error Code SC400 on Ricoh MP C300 Printer;

  • With the help of a flashlight, check the paper tray of your printer and see if there is no obstruction that may be causing this error.
  • Check the inkhead and see if the cartridges are properly installed or the ink level is at certain level to print.
  • Reset all the printheads of the printer.

If you still got doubts in your mind or you are unable to resolve this issue by yourself, you can contact Ricoh printer team where you will be attained by well trained professionals and experts who will guide you through an easy process to resolve your Ricoh sc400 error issue within a short time frame. The engineers at Ricoh printer can be availed at any time of day or night since they are vailable24*7 for the service of their customers.

The ID sensor comprises a set of five sensors, located on the ID sensor board. The ID sensor board is located inside the front door of your Ricoh MP C300 Printer. In our content we are defining the following procedures to clean your ID sensor. The manual shows you the procedure for removing the ID sensor board; you don't need to do all of those steps just to clean it.

  •   Dino
  •   March 4, 2024