Canon imageCLASS LBP253x Laser Printer
imageCLASS LBP253x Support
FAQs & troubleshooting

Cleaning the Inside of the Printer

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Fixing Unit

Dirt may adhere to the fixing units inside the machine and cause black streaks to appear on printouts. To clean the fixing unit, perform the following procedure. Note that you cannot clean the fixing unit when the machine has documents waiting to be printed. To clean the fixing unit, you need plain A4 or Letter size paper. Set the paper in the paper drawer or multi-purpose tray before performing the following procedure.


Cleaning consumes the toner cartridge. Make sure that there is sufficient toner cartridge remaining beforehand.

Fixing Unit

1. Press .

2. Use / to select ⋖Adjustment/Maintenance⋗, and press .

3. Select ⋖Clean Fixing Assembly⋗, and press .

4. Check that the size and type of paper displayed on the screen is loaded in the machine, and press .

5. Press .

The cleaning sheet is printed out.

6. Load the printed cleaning sheet in the multi-purpose tray, with the printed side face down.


If paper remains in the multi-purpose tray

Remove the loaded paper before loading the cleaning sheet.

7. Press .

Cleaning starts. When the ⋖Finished.⋗ message is displayed approximately 1 minute later.

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