• Clean the inside of the scanner when approximately 6,000 sheets have been scanned. The time for cleaning may differ depending on documents you scan. To maintain proper scanning, clean the scanner

parts frequently.

• Clean the rollers if paper jamming or double feeding occurs frequently.

• If double feed detection does not function properly, clean the double feed detectors.

• Clean the scanning glasses when vertical streaks appear on the scanned images.

• Be careful not to damage any parts of the unit.



You will need:


  • Soft and dry cloth (microfiber is best) - Used to clean the conveyor and scanning glasses
  • Cue tip - Used to clean the double feed detectors and the starting sensors.
  • Cloth lightly moistened with rubbing alcohol or water - Used to clean the rollers

Procedure:


1. Press the ADF door release (1), and open the ADF door (2).


2.  Clean the conveyor, scanning glasses, double feed detectors, starting sensors and rollers.
• Clean the parts in the following order: conveyor and scanning glasses, double feed detectors and
starting sensors, rollers.
• For details about cleaning, refer to the following:
– "Cleaning the Conveyor and Scanning Glasses" - Section A
– "Cleaning the Double Feed Detectors and Starting Sensors" - Section B
– "Cleaning the Rollers" - Section C


A. Conveyer and scanning glasses

i. With a soft and dry cloth, wipe off any dirt on the conveyor (1) and scanning glasses (2).


B. Cleaning the Double Feed Detectors and Starting Sensors

- Remove dust from the double feed detectors (1) and starting sensors (2) with a cue tip.


C. Cleaning the Rollers (double feed prevention and paper feed rollers)


Notice

  • Be careful not to damage any parts of the unit.
  • Use the cloth lightly soaked in rubbing alcohol or water for this step


A. How to clean the double feed prevention roller: 


1) Open the double feed prevention roller cover (1).

2) Remove the double feed prevention roller.
• While pushing the latch (1) to the right side as the direction indicated by the arrow, remove the double
feed prevention roller (2) in the direction of the arrow. Then, pull out the left shaft (when facing it) from
the notch in the roller mount.

3) Use the cloth with rubbing alcohol or water to clean the surface of the double feed prevention roller.
• Wipe the entire surface of both rollers.


4) To reinstall the double feed prevention roller - 

• Align the shaft that is shaped as indicated by (1) with the notch in the roller mount (2), and then insert
the shaft in the notch. Push the shaft on the opposite side (3) until it clicks into place.

5) Close the double feed prevention roller cover (1) firmly.

Notice
• Be sure to close the double feed prevention roller cover until it clicks into place.


B. Clean the paper feed rollers.

1) Open the paper feed roller cover (1).

2) Use the cloth with rubbing alcohol/water to clean the paper feed roller
• Wipe the rollers from one end to the other (in the direction of the arrow) all the way around them, as
shown in the illustration.

3) Close the paper feed roller cover firmly.
• Make sure to close both sides of the paper feed roller cover until they click into place.

Additional Cleaning:


Use the rubbing alcohol cloth to wipe the surface of the conveyor rollers (1) and exit rollers (2).
• Wipe the rollers from one end to the other (in the direction of the arrow) all the way around them, as
shown in the illustration.
• Cleaning Mode can be used to help cleaning the conveyor rollers and the exit rollers. Cleaning Mode
can be set in User Utility. During Cleaning Mode, the conveyor rollers and the exit rollers rotate a small
amount every time the Start/Stop button on the scanner is pressed.


Note
• Do not touch the rollers while they are rotating.
• Use Cleaning Mode only for cleaning the conveyor rollers and exit rollers.




3. Close the ADF door.
• After cleaning, push both sides of the ADF door down slowly until it clicks into place

Notice (see Panasonic User Utility Link)
• If roller cleaning notifications via the After Clean Roller Counter are enabled, reset the After Clean
Roller Counter in User Utility to 0.
For details, refer to the User Utility help.