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I have a HP Plotter-Deisgnjet 5500, print heads are tearing papers & making a loud noise.

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Sorry this wasn't a fax machine it is a plotter.
easy fix. the paper roll was not seated correctly.
Thanks

Posted on Nov 27, 2008

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