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Paper my paper light is flashing and i have check everywhere and i dont have a paper jam and i have shut my printer of and restarted it.

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  • linda-kerber Dec 05, 2008

    I have the same problem. After a paper jam I removed the jammed paper, turned everything off and on again, took out and replaced the drum and toner cartridge, replaced the paper, tried two different thicknesses of paper, and still the paper light flashes. When I called Brother they were unable to help further.

  • charlespreac Dec 13, 2008

    paper light is flashing tray is full clear of jam strats the cycle as if it is going to print but fails to pick up paper process ends with flashing light.

  • AIVARS PITANS May 11, 2010

    HI there



    When trying to print does your printer make a sort of grinding noise?.



    Cheers



    ivorpits

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If the paper size tab inside the drawer is out of position, even by 1/8 inch, you will have this problem. Also, the drawer itself could have a flaky/broken paper indicator switch (shows how much paper is left). I have had both these issues. On the first, I just slid the adjuster back in to letter position. The second, however, took replacing the drawer.

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