How to Fix 012-231 Error Code for Xerox VersaLink C7020 C7025 C7030 C7000 Printer?

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012-231 Punch Home Sensor Fail RAP

BSD-ON: BSD 13.6 Office Finisher LX Punch

012-231 The punch home sensor did not turn on within the specified time after the punch motor started running.

Initial Actions

WARNING: Ensure that the electricity to the machine is switched off while performing tasks that do not need electricity. Refer to GP 10. Disconnect the power cord. Electricity can cause death or injury. Moving parts can cause injury.

• Check the punch home actuator for deformation.
• Check the punch home sensor, PL 13.09 Item 5 for proper installation.


1. Enter dC330 code 12-074 and 12-078 alternately to run the punch motor. The punch motor runs. If YES, go to 3. If NO, go to 2.

2. Check the wiring to the punch motor. Install new components as necessary:

• Punch motor, PL 13.09 Item 1.
• Finisher PWB, PL 13.45 Item 2.

3. Enter dC330 code 12-271. Use a piece of paper to actuate the punch home sensor. The display changes. If YES, go to 5. If NO, go to 4.

4. Check the wiring to the punch motor. Install new components as necessary:

• Punch home sensor, PL 13.09 Item 5.
• Finisher PWB, PL 13.45 Item 2.

5. If the fault persists, install a new finisher PWB, PL 13.45 Item 2.

**This RAP is from Xerox Service Manual. All brand names and trademarks are their respective owner's property.**

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