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Lexmark all in one X6150

My printer recently fed approx.20-30 pages(at once) and naturally jammed. I cleared the jam and managed to print one page, but now as soon as i switch on the printer it starts feeding paper and tells me to turn off power and press the clear button, sometimes it says error no communication with printer. I don't know what to do, I was told by lexmark support to trash it and get a new printer, do you have any other suggestions? Please help as i am a pensioner and try to get as much use of my appliances as i can, printer is only two years old, i had others that still worked alright after seven years. hope to hear from you soon. thanks zigy

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  • darroyo34 Nov 19, 2007

    The paper in the rear feeder gets yam

  • adri123 Dec 06, 2008

    I have the same problem. Printer says I have a paper jam but there is not jam anywhere. Once I turn it on, the same message appears "press power, then clear paper jam". What else can I do ? Also, where is the paper sensor? can I fix that myself ? please help !

  • X-MarK Apr 01, 2009

    I have the same problem with my lexmark X6150. 20 to 30 sheets of paper went thru at the same time and now all I get is, press power, and clear paper jam. Is it screwed or what? lol



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You may have inadvertently damaged the paper sensor in which case it will need repairing, but sometimes it can just be a case of resetting the unit. Turn it off, unplug it, retry after all on again. Please post back i would love to beat thie cheeky printer xxx

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Look into the printer. Remove any jammed sheets of paper that you find there.

  • If the print job only consisted of this one page, reinstall the toner cartridge and close the front cover. Press the pattlnk_10162008_2247-select_button.jpg button to clear the error, and then try printing again.

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    3. Go around to the back of the machine and open the upper-rear cover. Remove any jammed sheets of paper you find, then close the cover.
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