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Screeching sound My printer got moved around a little yesterday, and I put it back in its place. Now when I try to print, I get a loud screeching noise. NYYYUUOOOOO WOOO, NYYYUUOOOOO WOOO ... I would upload a .wav but that might be overkill ;) Then I get a Paper Out error message on the display: "Paper out -> Load paper into the sheet feeder, then press the Color button." There's paper sitting in the feeder. Do you think it's just a particularly nasty paper jam? I don't see anything.

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Re: Screeching sound

If you haven't already done so, look into the printer roller areas, and look for a piece of paper stuck somewhere, or maybe a paperclip or other foreign object which has found it's way into the mechanicals. Also, check the printhead assembly for free movement.

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