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Extrusion Stops During Printing

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  1. Extrusion Problems

There are a few different things that can cause extrusion problems.

The first thing to try if you are having issues with your MakerBot Replicator during extrusion is cleaning the drive gear. For full instructions on cleaning the drive gear, click here.

Second, you may have to clear your thermal barrier tube. The following video will show you how to clear the thermal barrier tube:

If you are still having issues after cleaning the drive gear and following the video above, it may be time to replace the plunger. For full instructions on replacing the Delrin plunger, click here.


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