In this article you will learn how to check the flat cable connections
Flat flexible cables (FFC) are used as connections between the mainboard, the drivers, and the extruder boards on your printer. It's important that these cables are properly connected and in good condition in order for the printer to operate correctly.
Check FFC connections
1. To lose the flat cables you can use a flat screwdriver to carefully apply pressure to the clip. In order to avoid damaging the board, make sure that you apply pressure to the connection clip and not the PCB.
2. To check the cables, remove them from the board these are connected to, and check the condition of the pins and the cable itself.
3. When connecting the cable back, make sure that it is properly connected, as shown here.
Note: This problem is more likely to happen in the FFC that are in motion during a print job (X0, X1, H0, H1)
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