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How to override a clear paper jam error when there is no paper in C5180 printer

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SOURCE: HP 1350 Says theres a paper jam and won't clear. All lights on.

Try unplugging the printer from power, (Turned off of course) Wait 5 minutes, plug the printer back in. Now open the case like you're going to clear a paper jam, or change ink cartridges. Close the case. Press the Power On button of the printer.

Posted on Jun 05, 2009

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SOURCE: Paper jam - can't clear error message

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Here are few instructions on how to clear the paper jam on your printer.


How to Clear a Paper Jam on an HP Inkjet Printer 1. Disconnect the power cord from the back of the printer before you begin. With the power disconnected, you will protect yourself from being shocked. This is an important step when you are fixing any type of electronic device.
2. Move your printer so that you'll have access the back panel. Unhinge the back access panel of the printer.
3. Look for paper through the opened back panel. Remove any paper you find jammed.
4. Close the back access panel. Make sure that it latches into place and looks the same way it did before you opened it.
5. Open the front or top access panel. This is the panel you use to access ink cartridges. If the carriage that holds the ink cartridges moves, then you forgot to unplug the printer. Go back and do that now. Look for paper that may be jammed in this area of the printer.
6. Remove any paper you find jammed here. There will be resistance from the paper feeder, so pull slowly or the paper will rip and create a more serious problem.
7. Close the front access panel. Make sure that it latches back into place.
8. Plug the printer in and attempt to print again. If you can print successfully, you have removed the paper jam.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Aug 08, 2009

FixinFax
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SOURCE: HP 3015 Laserjet paper jam error message

The paper is probably jammed between the fuser and the rear cover if you can't see it.

Posted on Aug 18, 2009

ChineseCrap
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SOURCE: HP j4680 all in one printer constant Paper jam message

Based on encouragement from olsnake above, I fixed it easily. It definitely WAS the encoder wheel (a thin clear plastic disk printed
with timing marks) on the left side of the paper-feed roller, as you look at it from the front. This wheel provides motion feedback to the paper feed control software. If the disk is detached/loose, the device thinks the paper feed roller is stuck or impeded, and thus gives the annoying error.

What I did:
1) Remove the scanner assembly (it comes off with a few screws, and is a totally separate unit; The printer works with it completely disconnected (after it complains that the scanner is malfunctioning). Beware that you don't break off the little control panel. Or you can be safe and remove the one screw holding it on, by prying off the 'HP OfficeJet...One" plastic cover.

2) Once you have removed the scanner assembly:
at the left side you will see three white plastic gears meshed together; the farthest one is covered in a circular black
plastic cover. With some care you CAN remove this cover without any additional screwdriver work.

3) in my case (and most others I bet) the thin disk was detached from the gear to which it should be attached. I just shoved it back on, so it was tightly mated to its white gear. You should also ensure that the clear disk goes through the optical sensor at the bottom (mine was).

4) I did not bother to replace that cover, if you can do it, good for you.

5) Test, and reassemble.

This is about the WORST product engineering imaginable. But I have a working printer again!

Posted on Jan 17, 2010

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SOURCE: HP Officejet Pro 8500 printer message "Paper jam"

An error code showing that there is paper jam alert, but no paper is in anywhere in the machine except in the tray.....I have checked all areas, taken the back carriage of the unit, opened the top and opened the machine. removed the paper tray, everything, but there is no paper stuck in the unit

Posted on Jul 02, 2010

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The flashing error code that indicates a jammed printer is the digital-age equivalent of a flat tire. Sooner or later it happens to everyone, so you'd better know how to get things moving again if you want to finish your print job.

1.Turn the printer off and on to see if it can automatically clear some or all of the jam. Many printers provide an error-code listing on the front panel display for the area where the jam occurred. If your printer shows an error code, be sure and check the printer manual to see if that identifies the area of the printer where the jam occurred.

2.Turn off the printer.

3.Remove any paper trays. Inspect them for wrinkled or damaged paper.

4.Open any other doors that give access to the printer's paper path and to the toner or ink cartridge.

5.If necessary, remove the toner or ink cartridge. Place it in a bag or away from light to avoid damaging it.

6.If you find a piece of jammed paper, remove it by holding it with both hands and pulling firmly (see A). The goal is to keep the paper from tearing. If several pieces are jammed together, try pulling out the middle piece first to loosen the jam.

7.If the paper does tear, try rotating the roller gears manually to free the paper (see B). Don't force anything, though.

8.Replace the toner or ink cartridge and paper trays, close any doors you opened and turn the printer back on.

9.If the printer paper jam message still appears, then there is still some paper in the printer. Reinspect the paper path.

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There are a number of things that can cause a carriage jam. To prevent it from recurring, one should keep in mind a number of things. Always ensure that the paper tray is not overloaded as this might result in the paper being stuck inside. Also the paper being used should be as per the manufacturer's recommendations. Turn off the printer when removing bits of paper. If there is a broken gear, do not repair it yourself. Call an expert technician to mend it.
http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Other-printing-questions/Paper-Jam-Error/m-p/305772#M20513

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Please make sure you have followed the instructions in this link to clear the paper jam.
If you try to reset the printer, unplug both the data and power cords and wait a few minutes before plugging them in again...cancel the print job, and try a different paper if you have one available....Make sure there is no foreign matter in the feed rollers...
If that doesn't do it, I'm afrad it may require service...

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I don't have the same model, but I do have three hp photosmart machines here, and I usually reach in and grab the carriage and give it a little pull and push, once it has moved it will then go to its place. A word of caution, turn off the printer before you try this. Then turn printer back on after closing lid. I think I learned this from one of the manuals or their web site.

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