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New Ender 3 huge problems

I just got an Ender 3 V2 for my birthday. I managed to get three prints before it stopped working properly the tube melted clogging the system. Now when I print it won't stick to the bed and keeps ...
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Bambu Labs P1P printing looping

I had fairly good prints until recently. Now, every print has the loops and such below. Inland PETG and Bambu PETG have the same issues. I know it is going to be some small, simple setting, but after ...
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Print nozzle too far from the plate

My son has a Creality Ender 3 S1. It had been printing fine until this morning. The nozzle is about 3 mm (1/8 inch) from the build plate. Is there a "reset" or "calibration" ...
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Ender 3 v3 SE - ABS slowly accumulates on nozzle

I picked up a cheap Ender 3 v3 SE printer a few months ago. While it works fine for PLA filament, I've been having an issue when printing ABS. My prints come out fine, but plastic will accumulate ...
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Ender 3 Pro Beeping when Hot End Reaches 100 ºC

A little context might be important to troubleshoot this: Last year, I have changed the extruder and the entire hot end piece of my Ender 3 Pro. One day, while cleaning the nozzle with a metallic ...
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How to get detailed information from an STL file for the manufacturer?

I am trying to get a file produced by a manufacturer and they want the detailed dimensions of the model, it is a complex ID card badge holder and I am wondering if there is an easier way to get a ...
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Creality Ender 3 after normal printing, lost the ability to print in X and Z axis

Everything worked normally until the printer finished with a model after a 22-hour print job. As usual, I made everything like for the previous models to print the next one, but I suddenly noticed ...
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Extruder motor doesn't pull filament during job only

I have a weird problem over here, I'm restoring an FLSUN Kossel Mini (with a RAMPS 1.4 board) and it printed fine for the last two days. Now when I initiate a print job, the extruder motor doesn't ...
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My Ender 3 malfunctions with touchscreen

Yesterday, I upgraded my Ender 3 with a Creality touchscreen that is compatible with it. However, since the installation, it gets stuck on the loading screen once the bar fills up. I tried different ...
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Experiencing Under-Extrusion and Print Instability on CReality CR6 SE with Various PLA Filaments

I am facing persistent issues with under-extrusion and print instability on my Creality CR6 SE 3D printer. Despite using different PLA filaments from various manufacturers such as Eryone, Jayo, ...
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Bottom messing up

We are having an issue where the bottom of every print is not sticking to the bed but the brim is great but when it starts the print it start in the corner and the filament does not lay flat.
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Nozzle leaking PETG and blobs on first layer

I have an Ender 3 V2 Printer and I can print in PLA with good quality and no issues. I am using a 0.8 mm Nozzle and my model prints fine in PLA. I have now tried to use Pinuotu 1.75 mm PETG ...
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Not leveling and not printing correctly

I have had the Ender 3 S1 for a couple of months but in the last couple of days, prints kept messing up so I decided to try to level it again. Everything moves like it is supposed to but then the ...
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3D Print Failing With Extruder Not Extruding After a While

I own a Qidi X-Plus 3D printer and have been trying to get it to print properly but to no avail. I've leveled the bed and have been fiddling with the Z-offset yet my prints still fail. Weirdly enough, ...
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My nozzle is heating up even when it shouldnt

I would like help with the printer. When I wanted to print yesterday, the display wouldn't start, so I restored it and everything worked. Then the motor that pushes the filament didn't want to move, ...
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Printing hollow shell with concave recess ("fill plug") -- Cura automatically fills in "fill plug"

I am trying to print a hollow shell from a mesh I generated in Blender. The model itself has zero-thickness and I am using Cura "walls" option to create the print. However. The model is ...
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How do I remove clogged filament around a nozzle

Problem: The first layer on the bed was printed fine, but it seems the filament got stuck or something and wouldn't stick to the bed, but instead to the nozzle. Note, it also got behind the blue ...
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Ender 3 S1 Pro Probe Failed when auto-levelling even after manual level

When I first bought the Ender 3 S1 Pro, everything worked fine, but at some point, the auto-leveling stopped working. I used to manually level it every dozen or so prints (sheet of paper method) just ...
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What is causing these pockmarks?

My printer (Ender 3 S1 Pro) started including pockmarks in prints all of a sudden. I have other S1 Pros that are running the same exact G-code, and they print without issue. This is what I've tried (...
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Bresser Saurus (aka Flashforge Finder) thermocouple broken

The thermocouple on my 3D printer broke (one of the cables broke from the brass part that attaches to the heatblock). I managed to get it working and I was looking for other thermocouples while I had ...
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One of my Ender 3 gantry POM wheels never touches z-axis aluminium beam

Red wheel does not touch aluminium beam I was checking the POM wheels of my printer, since I have a minor banding issue with my prints. I noticed that the wheel marked in red never touches the beam no ...
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Why is PrusaSlicer squishing filament everywhere?

I've been using SuperSlicer for a while and I really like it, but it's unstable and crashes a lot. I want to get away from it, and PrusaSlicer looked great but every print I've done with it has this ...
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Fortus 250mc will randomly freeze up midprint

I have an issue where my Fortus 250mc will freeze mid-print. What I mean by freezing is it will stop printing and the LED display will be stuck, wasting all the material and time up until the point of ...
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Model is cut off when printing despite showing correctly on slicer

My printer is the Creality Ender 3 V2 Neo printer. Firmware is factory new. You can see the problem below: As you see, the long rectangle on the bottom is getting cut off when printed. Outline shown ...
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Consistently inconsistent/blobby first layer

Info: Printer - Creality Ender 3 V2 (slightly modified) replaced original hotend with another standard hotend (same model) PEI coated magnetic bed (printing on rough side.) CRTouch ABL Filament - ...
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Levelling Data Exception on Ender 3 V2 Neo

I was having problems where the nozzle was shaking on my Ender 3 V2 neo, so I tightened the screws holding to where the nozzle was mounted (which were quite loose), but then when I tried to print ...
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Print failure due to heater inconsistency

After encountering an issue where the original heater cartridge (~40 W) for my generic MK6 hotend was unable to reach/maintain stable temperature at ~260 °C (for PETG) I replaced it with a higher ...
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The print broke into tangled filaments

I've just got an Ender-3 Pro printer and set it up according to general recommendations, including bed leveling (I used the "paper in the corners" technique). The test model that comes with ...
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What's the most likely source of this warpage?

I've asked about this first printing project of mine before, and made progress in exposure, orientation, and supports. But as the photo shows, something is still causing the objects to warp (badly) ...
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Any suggestions on problems with viscosity?

I just started resin printing in order to build enclosures for my little microcontroller projects. Sadly, I am having trouble getting good, planar, rectangular objects to print. Background: I have no ...
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Diagnosing sudden problem with hotend temperature

I'm using a 65W heater cartridge and T-D500 type NTC thermistor. This setup has been working fine since I installed it sometime last year. Suddenly today, the temperature reading started jumping ...
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Extra external layer (shell) on my first prints

I got my first 3D printer this week, a Creality Ender 3. Tried to print a few small samples to test it, but every shape I printed had an extra external layer. Please, check these images: I used ...
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Print output missing sides

I tried to print my first object, which is the calibration cube downloaded from here, XYZ 20mm Calibration Cube. However, the output has a visible infill on all sides: I think this is because some ...
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Filament curls up in the nozzle and doesn't stick to the bed

We have an old Anet A8 3D printer. It took us a while to fix it and get it running. But when it prints, the filament curls up and sticks to the nozzle end and doesn't stick to the bed. Sometimes it ...
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What Cura setting is messing up my prints?

After fiddling with the settings on my Cura profile, my Ender 3 S1 is now messing up my prints in a weird way. While printing, it just pauses at a corner on all the layers of the print for a second or ...
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Sovol SV06 sensorless homing is not functional

I just unboxed my Sovol SV06, and it does not appear to home correctly. When issuing the G28 command through both the screen and Pronterface, it will crash against ...
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"Validate Mesh" in Marlin causes whole test print to be offset from the bed (home)

I have enabled UBL in Marlin firmware for my Ender 3 Pro and generated a mesh which probed the whole bed normally as expected. However when I use the menu option to Validate Mesh, the whole test ...
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Entire Print Shifted

Can anyone tell me what would cause an entire print to be shifted about 8mm? I have a new Elegoo Neptune 3 Pro (which is doing an awesome job so far!). I started printing this Treasure Chest Puzzle ...
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Ender 3 S1 printing issue - round bottom

I got myself an Ender 3 S1 printer a couple of days ago and I tried printing the following headset stand. The printing is still in progress. The top doesn't look too bad (unless you know how it could ...
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Ender 3 v2 won't boot up after installing Sprite extruder

I installed a Sprite direct drive extruder everything went together fine but it would give a mintemp error code and say to restart. After I checked all the wiring again and restarted it 10 times no ...
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Ender 3 Pro not auto homing

I have had my Ender 3 Pro for roughly a year now and have decided to make some upgrades. I recently upgraded to a BLTouch and silent board. I am having a problem auto homing where the printer does its ...
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Major Y-axis skipping (Anycubic Kobra)

I have recently purchased an Anycubic Kobra, and the first two prints worked out fine. On the third print, the Y-axis belt snapped, so I contacted Anycubic support and they gave me a replacement one. ...
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Creality Ender-3 V2 Not Doing Anything (Hard to Explain)

I’ve recently obtained a Creality Ender-3 V2 3D printer and have tried setting it up. With it came 2 modifications (CR Touch auto bed leveling kit and dual Z-axis kit). The installation of the dual Z-...
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What could have caused this damage?

My Dremel 3D45 stopped the extrusion. I removed the nozzle thinking about it was clogged. But still it didn't solve. Also the nozzle was harder to remove than usual. So I removed the bottom cover and ...
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CR Touch install help

I bought my son an Ender 3 Pro and a CR touch. I am trying to get this setup to print for him despite having zero experience with 3D printing and at a loss with the installation. Here are the details: ...
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How to solve broken FEP

I have a Creality LD-006 resin printer and my FEP breaks very often. When I'm printing I heard a hard "tac¨" (it's because the cured resin is taking of the FEP when the printing bed goes up)....
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Green residues are present on all my prints, and the adhesion is pretty bad

It has been three weeks since I first tried to solve this problem. Here's the video. I cleaned the hotend yesterday, as it was fully clogged and full of plastic. My heatsink seems to be attached good. ...
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Activating Conan run environment and running CuraEngine from command line

I apologize first if this is a super basic question to most, I am currently a computer science student in my last semester before an Associate's degree with little knowledge of the command line and ...
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Ender 3 first layer inconsistent layer lines

I was running my Ender 3 just fine with good first-layer adhesion/everything else but my setup changed after my Pi SD card got corrupted so I had to re-install and reconfigure my bed leveling via ...
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Cause of print errors with PC + CF?

I simply don't have a lot of experience with 3D FDM printing and additionally Priline PC+CF filament. It does print relatively easily. But a coworker wanted a Batman symbol for his daughter. Now I'm ...
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