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3d printer problems: hardware error: build platform heating up when printer first switched on

A little while ago a friend had a problem of the build platform bed heating no powerheating up when printer first switched on. He asked why?

Make sure you are not seeing residual heat from the last print. Leave the printer on for a couple of minutes and watch for a temperature rise on the heated bed before going through this fault diagnosis.

If you see the bed temperature rise above 50C on it’s own ten switch off and follow this fault diagnosis. Continue reading 3d printer problems: hardware error: build platform heating up when printer first switched on