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Embedded paper jam!

Help! I have a paper jam, paper is stuck tight as a drum. I cannot see anywhere to free it. I opened whatever can be opened, but there seems to be no access.

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  • Selia Nov 06, 2008

    I found the solution myself. The Brother Laser HL 2040 install disk has a pdf of the user manual. It gives several ways to solve a paper jam. I did this: remove the ink drum (carefully) and the paper pulls out with it.

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I removed the ink drum and the jammed paper came out with it. 

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