Clean the Filament Drive Gear

Tools needed:

  • Compressed air can

Time required: 5-20 minutes

Difficulty Level: Easy

Maintenance period: After every 50 hours of printing

Steps to clean the filament drive gear:

  1. Remove the filament from the extruder by preheating the extruder using the Touch Interface.
  2. Once the preheating temperature has been reached, open the filament gear door. 
  3. Remove the filament 
  4. While holding the filament gear door open, remove any filament particles inside the gear housing with a light blast of air.
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