Kyocera TASKalfa 181/221 Service Manual and Parts Catalog


Accurate, clear and concise text, combined with detailed illustrations, lists of error code, instruction and diagrams, guide you through procedure of repair, remediate, maintenance and adjustments your copier, printer or scanner.
Present service manual and parts catalog Kyocera TASKalfa 181/221 contain clear instructions and procedures on how to fix the problems occurring in your equipment.
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Table of contents:

1-1 SPECIFICATIONS
1-1-1 Specifications
1-1-2 Parts names
(1) Body
(2) Operation panel
1-1-3 Machine cross section

1-2 INSTALLATION
1-2-1 Installation environment
1-2-2 Unpacking and installation
(1) Installation procedure
(2) Setting initial copy modes
1-2-3 Installing the key counter (option)
1-2-4 Installing the cassette heater (option)
1-2-5 Installing the cassette heater for paper feeder (option) (22 ppm model only)

1-3 MAINTENANCE MODE
1-3-1 Maintenance mode
(1) Executing a maintenance item
(2) Maintenance modes item list
(3) Contents of the maintenance mode items
1-3-2 Management mode
(1) Using the management mode
(2) Setting the job accounting
(3) Copy default
(4) Machine default
(5) MP Tray setting
(6) Checking the total counter and printing out the counter report
(7) Report output
(8) Language setting

1-4 TROUBLESHOOTING
1-4-1 Paper misfeed detection
(1) Paper misfeed indication
(2) Paper misfeed detection conditions
(3) Paper misfeeds
1-4-2 Self-diagnosis
(1) Self-diagnostic function
(2) Self diagnostic codes
1-4-3 Image formation problems
(1) No image appears (entirely white)
(2) No image appears (entirely black)
(3) Image is too light
(4) Background is visible
(5) A white line appears longitudinally
(6) A black line appears longitudinally
(7) A black line appears laterally
(8) One side of the copy image is darker than the other
(9) Black dots appear on the image
(10) Image is blurred
(11) The leading edge of the image is consistently misaligned with the original
(12) The leading edge of the image is sporadically misaligned with the original
(13) Paper creases
(14) Offset occurs
(15) Image is partly missing
(16) Fusing is poor
(17) Image is out of focus
(18) Image center does not align with the original center
1-4-4 Electric problems
1-4-5 Mechanical problems

1-5 ASSEMBLY AND DISASSEMBLY
1-5-1 Precautions for assembly and disassembly
(1) Precautions
(2) Drum
(3) Toner
(4) How to tell a genuine Kyocera Mita toner container
1-5-2 Paper feed section
(1) Detaching and refitting the separation pulley
(2) Detaching and refitting the forwarding pulley and paper feed pulley
(3) Detaching and refitting the feed roller (22 ppm model only)
(4) Detaching and refitting the cassette separation pulley (22 ppm model only)
(5) Detaching and refitting the cassette forwarding pulley and cassette paper feed pulley
(22 ppm model only)
(6) Detaching and refitting the paper conveying unit
(7) Detaching and refitting the MP paper feed pulley and MP separation pad
(8) Detaching and refitting the left registration roller
(9) Detaching and refitting the right registration roller
1-5-3 Optical section
(1) Detaching and refitting the exposure lamp
(2) Detaching and refitting the scanner wires
(2-1) Detaching the scanner wires
(2-2) Fitting the scanner wires
(3) Detaching and refitting the ISU (reference)
(4) Detaching and refitting the laser scanner unit
(5) Adjusting the longitudinal squareness (reference)
1-5-4 Drum section
(1) Detaching and refitting the drum unit
(2) Detaching and refitting the drum separation claws
(3) Detaching and refitting the main charger unit
1-5-5 Developing section
(1) Detaching and refitting the developing unit
1-5-6 Transfer section
(1) Detaching and refitting the transfer roller
1-5-7 Fuser section
(1) Detaching and refitting the fuser unit
(2) Detaching and refitting the press roller
(3) Detaching and refitting the fuser heater
(4) Detaching and refitting the heat roller separation claws
(5) Detaching and refitting the heat roller
(6) Detaching and refitting the fuser thermistor
(7) Detaching and refitting the fuser thermostat
(8) Adjusting front position of the fuser unit (adjusting lateral squareness)
1-5-8 Others
(1) Detaching and refitting the eject unit
(2) Direction of installing the principal fan motors

1-6 REQUIREMENTS ON PWB REPLACEMENT
1-6-1 Upgrading the firmware
1-6-2 Adjustment-free variable resistors (VR)
1-6-3 Remarks on main PWB and engine PWB replacement
2-1 Mechanical construction
2-1-1 Paper feed section
2-1-2 Optical section
(1) Image scanner section
(2) Laser scanner section
2-1-3 Drum section
2-1-4 Developing section
(1) Single component developing system
2-1-5 Transfer and separation sections
2-1-6 Fuser section
2-1-7 Eject and switchback sections
2-1-8 Duplex section
2-2 Electrical Parts Layout
2-2-1 Electrical parts layout
(1) PWBs
(2) Switches and sensors
(3) Motors
(4) Others
2-3 Operation of the PWBs
2-3-1 Power source PWB
2-3-2 Main PWB
2-3-3 Engine PWB
2-3-4 Cassette PWB
2-3-5 Operation PWB
2-3-6 Cassette main PWB (22 ppm model only)
2-4 Appendixes
Maintenance parts list
Periodic maintenance procedures
Chart of image adjustment procedures
Wiring diagram
Paper feeder wiring diagram (22 ppm model only)

INSTALLATION GUIDE
DOCUMENT PROCESSOR
PAPER FEEDER
DUPLEX UNIT
BUILT-IN FINISHER
JOB SEPARATOR
FAX System (R)
Scan System (F)B

Parts Catalog.