The Ricoh error code 324 / SC324 is a development paddle motor error code.
The machine detects a lock signal error from the development puddle motor for 2 seconds after the drum motor has turned on.
If you receive this error code it can mean:
Overload on the development puddle motor
Defective development puddle motor
To reset this error try the code:
"Clear Mode"+107+"Clear/Stop" hold for 5s.
Turn ON and OFF the Main Switch.
If the problem persists you may need to contact a local service technician to take a look at your copier.
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