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Back cover open error message

I have opened and closed all of the covers on this fax machine and I still her this message. Also, the paper jams when I try to make a copy of something--the paper in the bottom of the machine, not the copy...
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When a jam is removed from the rear section (fuser/exit) the sensor arm (small plastic arm the sticks up) pops out of place. You need to relocate the arm mechanism so when you hit the arm (located in the centre of the black plate that comes down) so it springs back up.

Common problem in this style of machine. I can send some diagrams to help if required but may take me a couple of weeks as I'm on holidays at the moment.

Posted on Dec 28, 2008

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