... Monoprice Maker Select v2 … Could the heater cartridge be bad? The kit came with the base, tension arm, bearing, motor gear, spring, and hardware. Except where otherwise noted, content on this site is licensed under the following license: CC Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 4.0 International CC Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 4.0 … The extruder motor has to work incredibly hard during your print. MONOPRICE Select Mini 3D Printer V2 P/N 21711 User's Manual . 2 CONTENTS ... Do not remove the insulating tape on the extruder nozzle. There are several other possible causes for a clogged extruder, so please see the clogged extruder description in the Not Extruding at Start of Print section for more details. I've tried all the videos on unclogging this thing and nothing seems to work. Your 3D printer must melt and extrude many kilograms of plastic over its lifetime. The Monoprice Mini has a Bowden style extruder wherein the feeding mechanism (extruder) is separated from the nozzle (hot end) by a narrow (Bowden) tube.This design means that the extruder must send a continuous and uninterrupted flow of the filament into the tube for the molten PLA to be extruded through the nozzle. ive had my 3d printer (a monoprice maker select v2) for a while now and have not printed anything for over a year. Reviews said it worked great on MPSM V2 so I thought I would be good. 1) When I print nothing is coming out of the head. The MPSM V2 comes with a very low quality pneufit at the extruder base. I appear to have a clogged extruder. Extruder cleaning filament is a purging compound for plastic extrusion systems offered in a convenient form for 3D printer operators. Ask Question Asked 3 years, 3 months ago. Clogged Extruder. Actual usable temperature may vary due to differences in extruder construction. When I remove the feed tube and look down inside, can see some red PLA in there. To make things more complicated, all of this plastic must exit the extruder through a tiny hole that is only as big as a single grain of sand. Ive tried everything to fix it, from adding new ceramic insulation tape, slowing down the print, heating up the extruder, unclogged the nozzle, and cleaned the gears, but it still will not work. After my old extruder mechanism broke I bought this one on Amazon. Active 10 months ago. It starts breaking down and starts losing tiny bits of metal that will eventually clog every nozzle you will replace. Extruder Problems . Monoprice Select Mini v2 clogged Boden tube connection. Overheated extruder motor driver. Thingiverse Groups Monoprice Select Mini Owners General Extruder Problems. When I try and feed PLA through with the dial, nothing. Take care to avoid touching hot parts, including heat blocks, extruder nozzle, extruded filament, and the heated build plate. 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