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HL-2070N paper LEd flashing

I've been on Brother site and chat rooms but with no luck. Printer worked faultlessly for 18 months then this problem merged after its fiorst paper jam several days ago.
I cleared the paper through the rear door and the flashing paper led came on agetr that. I've even opened it up but can't see a paper jam. I've rebooted et al

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  • goodkid21 Oct 20, 2008

    I have the same issue. No problems for a year, then one jam, now it flashes "paper" and won't work. It sounds like it is working on it, then just stops without feeding any paper. No jam, rebooted, reset, etc, still won't work.

  • ian5456 Oct 21, 2008

    Go to the top of the class CheckItRight.

    I think it must have come away when i pulled out the paper.

    Thank you,

  • Anonymous Oct 21, 2008

    I have the same problem. For a while when I took out the toner cartridge & shook it back & forth & renistalled, it would print for a few pages and then stop again. I tried the sugested solutions - cleaning the corona wire and checking the fuser (it was in the up position), but it still doesn't work. I just bought a new toner cartridge and installed it (even though the old one didn't seem empty). No help. I still flashes red and won't print. What do I do now?

  • leigha77 Mar 04, 2009

    I also had the same problem, no paper jam, sounds like it's going to work, but then...nothing. I cleaned the drum unit and my problem is also fixed.

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See the brother support site. I cleaned the drum unit as suggested (last item), and the problem is fixed!


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Most likely a sensor is tripped, eiher it's stuck or there is something blocking it. the most likely place is in the fuser, back door where paper exits and geta hot. look closely you should see a black lever towards the middle of the fuser, it should be up

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