Remove Epson XP 15000 series ASF Rear and Inksystem Assy

Following the series Epson XP 15000 15010 15080 DISASSEMBLY/REASSEMBLY, this posts continue to share how to remove ASF Rear Assy and Inksystem Assy from scratch.

Epson XP 15000 15010 15080 Remove the ASF Rear Assy

  1. Removing the Damper Holder Frame
  2. Removing the LD Cover Assy
  3. Removing the Edge Guide Assy
  4. Removing the ASF Rear Assy

1.Epson XP 15000 15010 15080 Removing the Damper Holder Frame

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The following steps don’t have picture to refer. You can check for more details here

  1.  Remove the Housing Front Right.
  2.  Remove the Housing Front Upper.
  3.  Remove the Housing Left Assy.
  4.  Remove the Housing Right Assy.
  5.  Remove the Housing Rear Upper.
  6.  Remove the Printer Cover Upper Assy.
  7.  Remove the APG Gear Assy.
  8.  Remove the two screws and remove the Damper Holder Frame ( leftside is the Main Frame Assy)

2.Epson XP 15000 15010 15080 Removing the LD Cover Assy

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  1.  Remove the screw securing the LD Cover Assy.
  2.  Disconnect the FFC from the connector on the PE Sensor.
  3.  Remove the LD Cover Assy.

3.Epson XP 15000 15010 15080 Removing the Edge Guide Assy

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  1.  Remove the two screws securing the Edge Guide Assy.
  2.  Open both edges of the Edge Guide Assy outward and remove the Edge Guide Assy.

 

NOTE:
- When installing the edge guides, make sure to insert their tabs in the groove of the Edge Guide support as shown in above picture.
- After assembling, move the edge guides to the left/right to confirm the edge guide and the Edge Guide support move together.
- When assembling, be careful not to catch the cables/FFCs in between.

4.Epson XP 15000 15010 15080 Removing the ASF Rear Assy

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  1.  Remove the four screws securing the ASF Rear Assy.
  2.  Disconnect the FFC from the connector on the Sub board, the ASF Encoder and the IS Encoder
    • Do not pull up the ASF Rear Assy because the LD Phase Detection Sensor Cable is connected to the ASF Rear Assy.
    • Be careful not to drop the gears attached to the ASF Rear Assy.
  3. Lift the ASF Rear Assy halfway in the order given in about picture.
  4. Disconnect the LD Phase Detection Sensor Cable to remove the ASF Rear Assy.

NOTE: When connecting the LD Phase Detection Sensor, connect the connector shown above first, then route the excess portion of the cable through the hole to the outside (to the board).

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Epson XP 15000 15010 15080 Remove the Inksystem Assy

  1. Removing the APG Gear Assy
  2. Removing the Housing Right Lower Assy
  3. Removing the Inksystem Assy

1.Epson XP 15000 15010 15080 Removing the APG Gear Assy

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In case, these 6 first step has been done in this post, you can take a look for more details and clear pictures.

  1.  Remove the Housing Front Right.
  2.  Remove the Housing Front Upper.
  3.  Remove the Housing Left Assy.
  4.  Remove the Housing Right Assy.
  5.  Remove the Housing Rear Upper.
  6.  Remove the Printer Cover Upper Assy.
  7.  Peel off the FFC from the APG Gear Assy, and then disconnect it from the connector on the APG Sensor.
  8.  Release the AC Inlet Cable from the hook on the APG Gear Assy
  9.  Remove the four screws and remove the APG Gear Assy.

NOTE: When removing the APG Gear Assy, be careful not to drop the Spur Gear 21.6 from the IS Drive Assy

2.Epson XP 15000 15010 15080 Removing the Housing Right Lower Assy

See this document to removing the Housing Right Lower Assy.

3.Epson XP 15000 15010 15080 Removing the Inksystem Assy

NOTE: Be careful not to damage the Ink Tube

  • 1.  Remove the two screws securing the Inksystem Assy

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  • 2.  While lifting the Inksystem Assy by the cap section, pull it out in the arrow direction to remove the Inksystem Assy.

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    • Put the tube clamp on the Ink Tube if detached before installing the Inksystem Assy.
    • Attach the tube clamp within 5 mm from the Housing Right Lower Assy.
    • Make sure that the Ink Tube is secured by the hook.

Epson XP 15000 15010 15080 Install the APG Gear Assy

Step show how to install the APG Gear Assy:

  • Step 1.  Before installing the APG Gear Assy, rotate the APG Cam Gear 17.6 to PG- (with the rib on the gear pointing upward).

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  • Step 2.  Align the triangles on the Spur Gear (black) and the Spur Gear (white) on the back side of the APG Gear Assy.

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  • Step 3.  Seen from the front side of the APG Gear Assy, align the rib on the Spur Gear (black) with the standard line on the APG Gear Frame.

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  • Step 4.  Install the APG Gear Assy while keeping the state of the APG Gear Assy and the APG Cam Gear 17.6, and then secure them with screws. (see the picture of Removing the APG Gear Assy)

After attaching the APG Gear Assy, make sure to check the phase of the gears related to the APG are correct in the procedure given below.

    1.  Check the items below.
      • The rib on the APG Cam Gear 17.6 and the standard line on the APG Gear Frame are aligned.
      • The Spur Gear (black) on the APG Gear Assy and the standard line on the APG Gear Frame are aligned.
    2.  Rotate the APG Cam Gear 17.6 from the state of Step 1 and confirm the triangle on the APG Cam Gear 17.6 comes between the triangles on the Spur Gear (white).

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Spur Gear 21.6 is not included in the APG Gear Assy supplied as ASP.

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