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False out of paper error

Red light on indicating out of paper but paper tray is full. If I turn the printer off and back on, light goes green. I can print one sheet of paper then it goes back to the red light error again.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: No Paper Light wont go out

I had similar problem, but not exactly what you describe. The "no paper" light would come on when I would try to print labels in MS Word using paper tray #1.

I found and installed driver and firmware updates. Still the same problem. I could print the labels if I treated it like a normal document, but if I went into "envelopes and labels" it would always say "no paper."

I found that if I used the MP tray (the one behind the front cover) it never gave me the "no paper" error. I should have been able to use paper tray 1, but it wanted the mp tray for some reason.

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Red "Paper" light blinking Brother HL-2040

I agree with another su=olution. The paper light was blinking on and off sugesting a paper jam. Paper had jammed in the back roller and displaced the small lever out of its slot.
Open rear cover, open paper guide by pulling it downwards so you can see the rollers, In the middle of the guide you will see a black lever about 25mm long to the right of this you will see a small slot. The guide will have been pushed to the left of this slot and the Plastic cam will be bowing toward the front of the printer (about 3mm). You need to pull the 25mm lever towards the rear of the printer and then slide the plastic cam to the right so the blade part of the cam slides into its correct slot. The blade is about half a mm thick and the slot is the same and is about 60mm to the right of the lever Use a torch to see it easier. This is a 2 minute job once you see what is wrong.
Hope we have helped someone out there fix a printer

Posted on Jan 19, 2009

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SOURCE: paper tray is full and the paper light keeps flashing.

First check the machine for paper jams. If not, remove the paper from the paper tray and reinstall it. Then try to print from the MP tray.If this works, check paper size settings on the printer driver, or the small black arm which hangs down next to the paper pick up roller, and is the paper sensor.

Posted on Jul 05, 2009

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SOURCE: Will not pick up paper from tray

Not picking up paper indicates either a worn nip roller (rubber on feed spindle) or you have a broken gear in the feed mechanism.

Posted on Aug 14, 2009

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SOURCE: paper light blinking, paper tray full, won't print

hi,
i recently bought a second hand hl-5140 and when switched on had the fault you have described - on checking machine over i found a small piece of torn paper stuck in the paperpath. after clearing, the printer worked fine.check over for paper again as mine was only a very small peice.
hope this has been of help.
pete

Posted on Sep 13, 2009

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http://downloadcenter.samsung.com/content/UM/200602/20060216163720484_ML-2010_English.pdf


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• You pressed the Cancel button while the printer is
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