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Keeps jamming hello, i have a samsung clx-3160fn and it keeps jamming. it jams at the back and the paper is there but everytime i remove the paper it jams back again at the same area. can you help me?

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  • rebecca079 Jan 11, 2009

    I am about to take my 3RD printer back to the retail shop! These are so temperamental. Once again, dramas with paper jam.

  • robfaase Jan 24, 2009

    samsung clx-2160N.
    paper jam in backside, remove paper starts again and stops.
    opening door and close again runs paper trough without printing
    aslo with manual feed.
    it is a new printer, started this after one week of little use.
    robert faase


  • Anonymous Jan 27, 2009

    I also have a Samsung CLX-3160FN. I have had the "Paper Jam" and "Paper Mismatch" problem ever since it was new. Samsung has had me buy different paper, clean the rollers, check the toner, etc., but the problem has never been resolved. I have made about 300 copies total in the two years that I have owned it. Of course, I was never able to warranty it because it would work when tested. I just don't think a new printer should have this many problems. Especially, for a $700 cost.

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Check your toner cartridge and also u need to service the printer fuser aseembly.also change roller.or taplon tape.
thats all
also see there is not any paper jam in parts.

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