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HL 2040 paper jam light is blinking but there is no jam. the printer sounds like it dies out everytime it tries to print.

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  • Anonymous Dec 14, 2008

    Mine prints along fine then gives a red error light between sheets which switches to green just before the next sheet prints out. The prints are all just fine. Then it just stays red and shuts off the prinitng. I push the reset and it prints a few more then stops again. Then it doen't repsond to the reset . I open the cas and pull out the cartridge, reseat it and it prints some more then gives the blinking error light bizniz again.

  • Anonymous Dec 14, 2008

    HL-1250 I cleared a paper jam from the back of the printer but the red light is still blinking. I've tried resetting but that didn't help. I assume that the next step is to take the printer to pieces to check that there is nothing left inside - the paper jam did tear as it came out. Does anyone have a copy of or link to a service type manual?

  • John May 11, 2010

    HL2040 BROTHER LASER PRINTER, the light-PAPER blinking after the printer tried to feed paper. Even the TRAY LAID FLAT ( it seems the motor did not have power to just lift the feeding paper tray in order to enable the roler pick up the paper ).



    This question is rather technical. I need guidance to "What is the problem of not feeding paper".



    Should I replace the Power board or Just the memory board. Or is there a way to reset this problem.



    No body would like to repair such cheap printer. But I need to know the problem even if I have to pay for the same new price just to have this printer back on.



    I highly appreciate anyone with more than expert in this printer to give me a reply.



    Thanks.

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Often the paper jam light will stay on when the *back* paper jam door is not cleared.

Open up the back of your printer. There is a 2nd door behind this door that you can pull open. If there is a paper in this section, pull it out and it should clear your red light.

When clearing paper jams, clear the front first, and then if the red light is still on, you need to check the back hidden door for another piece of paper.

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