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Paper Jam at end of copy cycle-please help!

Copy is made and when paper is going through 2 rollers on right side of machine (as paper rolls upward to make final exit on left side of machine) paper cruches up like an accordian and is very hard to remove. Problem is not consistent however if does tend to happen more when multiple copies are being made.

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  • hopeman Oct 22, 2008

    Clarification, according to the manual, this is a jam in the "fusing area"


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Hello paper jam error appears with no paper jammed. Then printer refuses to print or doesn't print well


Hi,

To resolve paper jam issue, follow the steps
1. Open the rear access door.
2. Remove any bits of paper stuck.
3. Clean the rollers using lint free cloth ( upward position )
4. Close the rear access door
5. Open the front panel door
6. Check for any paper stuck between the rollers.
After doing all these steps, to make sure if your printer is working fine, try to make a copy.
If the printer can make copy, Click on the link to resolve printing issue -> Link

Oct 12, 2010 | HP Photosmart 2575 All-In-One InkJet...

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Paper Jam Error on HP Printer




Paper Jam is the most common issue in all the HP Printers ( Officjet, Photosmart, Deskjet Printers )

What Causes a Paper Jam ?

  • Paper thickness.
  • Room temperature OR due to Dust in atmosphere or the room.
  • Paper pulled out in a hurry and paper pieces stuck in Rollers or Carriage
  • Could be Hardware Failure
NEVER PULL THE PAPER STUCK IN THE PRINTER FROM FRONT SIDE OF THE PRINTER ( unless the paper is 3/4th visible in front view if you open the printer front panel door )

Follow the instructions below to resolve Paper Jam issue.
  1. Turn off the printer.
  2. Open the rear access door ( or duplexer )
  3. Check for any bits of paper stuck, if so, remove them.
  4. Open the front access door where you see the cartridges.
  5. Check for any paper pieces, if so, remove them.
  6. Take a lint free cloth. Little bit Damp ( use water )
  7. Clean the Rear rollers pushing it upwards and close the door.
  8. Close the front access door.
  9. Connect the power cord and power on the printer.
  10. It should be ready to print/copy/scan/fax.
To clean the duplexer ( 2 - sided printing device ) remove the duplexer and clean the rollers you find inside.

If the above steps do not solve your problem, you printer needs repair. Contact HP. ( 1-800-474-6836 )


If the printer is In-Warranty please contact HP for replacement. HP may charge for repair for Out of Warranty printer.

Find the Video below for paper jam cleaning

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Regards,
Ron

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on May 20, 2011 | Printers & Copiers

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How to Fix a Paper Jam in a Copy Machine


It seems inevitable that the copy machine will have a paper jam. You need the copies immediately, so how do you fix the jam? Luckily, ingenuity and a manual, can help you fix the problem yourself. Fixing a paper jam, can elevate you to hero status amongst your co-workers.

  1. Discover the location of the jam. Carefully open the cover of the copy machine and the paper tray to see exactly where the paper is jammed.
  2. Step 2 Turn off the copy machine before pulling out the paper.
  3. Step 3 Pull the page out, the opposite way it is fed into the copier. Pull the jammed sheet out gently. If you tug too hard, the paper may rip.
  4. Step 4 Check for any paper fragments and clean up any torn pieces.
  5. Step 5 Check the roller where the jam occurred to be sure none of the copier parts are loose or broken. The roller should be smooth all the way across with no possible snags.
  6. Step 6 Replace the cover and paper tray and turn the machine back on.
  7. Step 7 Press the button to cancel the paper jam message. This button will vary among copy machines. The display will tell you which button to push.




on Jul 14, 2010 | Printers & Copiers

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The "Paper Jam" light on my Sharp AL-1631 copier stays on


The paper detector on the fixing units have a history of going bad. The fixing unit is the hot roller above the drum inside the right door on the top. As the copy comes thru the rollers the paper hits a plastic lever that is spring loaded and located in the middle of the fixing unit. The sensor is all the way to the right side of the fixing assembly. If you move the lever in the middle you'll see a piece of plastic moving on the right, that piece comes out of the sensor and if can't reset the jam, that piece may not be resetting itself back inside the sensor. This is difficult to try to explain.
Good luck

Bob

Apr 23, 2009 | Sharp AL 1631 Copier

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Ricoh copy machine 3025 paper jams every time we try to print


Make sure the paper that is in the drawer matches the orientation and size indicated on thje Op Panel Display, If NOT, MAKE IT MATCH.

Mar 31, 2009 | Ricoh Aficio 3025P Black and White Copier

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241.10 paper jam


Um I don't know what the other guy is saying since your paper jam has nothing to do with where he is telling to look...

From the service manual:

Error 241 subcode 10:
Page was not properly picked from tray 1.

Possible Causes:
Failure to feed possible causes include:
• Edge locking
• Worn or contaminated pick tires
• Overfilling of tray past the fill line.

Action:

Fan media.
Turn media over.
Reduce amount of media loaded in tray 1.
Replace pick tires.*

To replace pick tires:

Integrated tray autocompensator pick roll assembly removal

1. Remove the integrated tray, and look underneath the printer for the autocompensator arm. Pull the arm
down.

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2. Press on the end of the tab (A) and pull the pick roll off the arm. Repeat this step for the pick roll on the other side. Next, gently release the autocompensator arm. Discard the used pick rolls.

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Installation
1. Remove the new pick rolls from their packaging.
2. Pull the autocompensator arm down. Locate the recessed area on the pick roll, and align it with the tab on the arm. There are two arrows on each pick roll. Make sure the bottom arrow faces you as you align the recessed area with the tab.

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3. Push the pick roll onto the arm with the tab aligned. Repeat this step on the other side to install the other pick roll.

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4. Gently release the autocompensator arm. Insert, integrated tray.

Thanks and please take a moment to rate this solution as fixya.

Feb 04, 2009 | Lexmark T640 Laser Printer

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Sharp-275 Not a simple paper jam


This sounds like you may have a bad jam detect sensor, there is a sensor on the exit end of the fuser on the right and the flag for this is located in the middle of the exit guide on the fuser this gives us most of those types of jams.

Hope that helps...

Jun 16, 2008 | Sharp AR-275 Copier

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Landscape copies get stuck


The roller may have something stuck in that area, something even as small as a peice of paper can continue to make it jam. if not, you may have to call the company to get a repair guy in... umm... or repairGirl?

May 17, 2008 | Toshiba 2060 Copier

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Paper misfeed


hi im jules_09.have you check the inside of the copier?open the front door then see if there a paper in the transfer the transfer is in front of you if the door is open.the check the fusing unit many paper jams happen in the fusing unit.then at the paper tray if you cannot locate the paper jam inside the machine look at the paper tray from 1 to 3.then at the side most copier have opening at the side look for the door so you can see if theres any paper stock

Nov 22, 2007 | Toshiba 2060 Copier

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PAPER JAMS


Does the fault clear when you open/close? If it does you probably don't have a jam.
Does the machine begin to try to make copies, then stop-if so it has probably failed to feed off the tray, hence the jam message.If this is the case, pull out the paper tray, check for obstructions, clean feed rollers and try again.Are there "skid marks on the paper(indicating the rolls have turned?) If so rolls could be dirty/worn. If no skid marks, can you determine if the rolls did in fact turn? Go from there

Nov 11, 2007 | Printers & Copiers

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