EPSON Stylus Photo R340/350
Combination Gear 27.2,19.2
Right Side of
Figure 2-56. Removing the Printer Mechanism (2)
Disassembly and Assembly
Hooked Tab (under the Tube)
Left Side of
APG Grounding Spring
Release the U-shaped leg of the APG Grounding Spring from the notch of the
APG Assy. and release the C-shaped leg of the spring from the notch of the
Main Frame, then remove the APG Grounding Spring.
Beware of the following items when performing the next step.
C A U T I O N
The Change Lever and the Combination Gear 27.2,19.2 may
come off. Be careful not to drop and damage them.
As remaining ink may leak or spatter from the tip of the Waste
Ink Tube, have a waste cloth beforehand to wipe out it.
When lifting the Printer Mechanism, be sure to hold it by the
specified handling positions to prevent the Main Frame from
The two tabs ( ) on each of the home and the ant-home sides
differs in orientation (releasing direction), so first release the
two tabs ( ) on both sides of the same orientation, and then
release the other two tabs.
Release the four tabs ( ) that secure the Printer Mechanism and lift the
Printer Mechanism holding the left and right upper edges of the Main Frame
to remove it.
When reinstalling the Printer Mechanism to the Lower Housing, be
W A R N I N G
sure to set the Waste Ink Tube into the groove and the tab as shown
in the figure below. And make sure that the Upper Ink Eject Porous
Pad Support is securely attached on the tube. Improper installation
of the tube and the pad may cause ink leakage.
Waste Ink Tube
Figure 2-57. Reinstalling the Waste Ink Tube
Upper Ink Eject
Porous Pad Support