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HP Laserjet 4L - Grinding or Growling noise when job sent to printer

When I send a job to the printer the blinking green light starts, the printer starts a growling or grinding noise. The noise lasts for about 3-5 seconds and the paper light blinks and goes off and the error light comes on. When I pull the paper tray out the top sheet has lifted and advanced about a quarter of an inch. Not other paper jammed in the printer. Any help would be appreciated. Bill Reavis wnreavis@sbcglobal.net

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    i have exactly the same problem.
    Printer LAserjet III D


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    I also have the same problem.

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