Solving HP 50.4 Fuser Error

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If your HP LaserJet 1320 is flashing the 50.4 Fuser Error, then your laser printer is probably requiring a fuser replacement. This type of printer error is related to its interior that may be malfunctioning due to worn out.


What causes 50.4 Fuser Error?

One of the main reasons for the fuser failure is its wiring. It could be that it no longer heating or warming up due to being worn out. The average lifespan of an HP printer is up to 100,000 pages. However, the fuser may fail prior to its end of life depending on its printing conditions.

Another reason could be prior printing errors especially paper jams. Not updating your HP LaserJet 1320 driver could lead to several more errors.

It could also mean that the power source is insufficient for the printer to run and print.  It is important to meet the power requirement to prevent malfunctions.


How to fix the 50.4 Fuser Error?

If you are in the middle of a printing queue, you can try this temporary fix.

  1. Cancel the printing queue.
  2. Turn off the printer. Let it completely cool for 30 mins.
  3. Turn on the printer and continue printing when ready.

Remember, this is only a temporary fix. The error warning means your fuser needs to be replaced already. Not replacing your fuser will further develop more printer problems and may cause it to breakdown.

Make sure to buy the correct fuser and a quality one for your printer to run perfectly again. 

If the problem is due to insufficient power, you can try to use a low-voltage power supply. Most HP printer runs with 43 to 67Hz frequency. It may also only need proper reconnecting.

  1. Turn off printer and let it cool down.
  2. Unplug the power cord.
  3. Reinstall the power cord and turn on the printer again.

If your printer is flashing interior parts error, it is best to check if they already need replacement. Interior errors usually lead more serious printer problems such as overheating that could breakdown your machine.


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