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Printing tips for paper jam

ThePaper Jam Wehave all had this one happen. You are printing merrilyaway when all of a suddenyou hear that distinctive crunch of paper gettingeaten by your printer. Youimmediately cancel the print job, leap from yourdesk and flip open the printer."Ugh," you say as you notice the crinkled edgesof paper wrapped around godknows what. Okay, so you have found the problem,but what do you do? Thebest way to remove a paper jam is to gently pull thepaper in the direction ofthe paper path-with power off, of course. Whateveryou do, don not pull thepaper backwards. You could damage your printer foreverby doing so!

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Paper feeds about half way and then stops. All of the indicator lights come on.


If you get a paper jam, the Paper Jam indicator light promptsyou to clear the paper path. If the paper has just started to feed from thepaper feeder when the jam occurs, pull the paper straight up out of the paper feeder. Open and close the printer cover toresume printing. If the paper jam occurs inside the printer, remove the paper from the output bin. Turn the printeroff, then on. If this doesn't clear the jam, open the printer cover.Remove the print cartridge and cover it.For additional assistance, please contactLexmark Technical Support

Apr 11, 2011 | Lexmark Optra E312L Laser Printer

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Paper prints halfway but jams at top roller


hi,,

maybe your fuser assembly is in lack of silicon paste that's why you are experiencing paper jam..
just try to apply a silicon paste it will run in smooth again...

Oct 30, 2008 | HP LaserJet 4L Printer

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