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Paper Jam light will not go out

Printer jammed and I have cleared all rollers and trays and when I turn it on, it goes through the sequence and stops with the paper jam light on, not getting the start up motor either.

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    when printing paper gets stuck on the roller causing a paper jam. I can't see any paper jammed.

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Please ensure that the paper ways are really clear and the doors and other deivces are truly shut Then investigate if this particular printer has a reset mode. It might not be a specififc button - but perhpas prerssing a sequest of buuton with the machine off then holding those button down switch the machine on. Some answer may also be on www.fixyourownprinter,com

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False paper jam on hp laserjet 4345


Paper jam I suppose is the commonest of all printer problems as it can occur due to strayed, stuck bits of papers in pathway of paper tray, outlet, roller etc. I would recommend cleaning the paper inlet, outlet, and other possible areas to avoid a paper jam situation.

Follow the given steps to clear paper jam
>Clear any loose paper from the paper tray. This will help you locate the jam. You will find it either in front, near the paper tray, or in the rear.

->To clear a paper jam near the paper tray, grip the paper and pull it firmly but gently from the printer. If you find a stack of papers jammed, grab from the middle of the stack and pull.

->For a rear jam, remove the back of the printer. When you find a free edge on the paper, grip it firmly and pull it out.

->Replace the back cover. Press the "Resume" button or turn off the printer, and then turn it back on. Your settings should reset.

->Try printing another document

If you need any technical help on printer then you can reach at http://www.vtechsquad.com/

Feb 06, 2013 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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4TH LIGHT FROM THE TOP KEEPS COMING ON LEXMARK E232


What this light sequence means that the printer has a paper jam.

When a paper jam occurs, the printer stops and the operator panel's Paper Jam light and Continue button lights come on. Press and release Continue twice quickly to display the specific secondary error paper jam light sequence.


How to clear Paper Jam

Press Continue button twice quickly to see the secondary error code.


To get the secondary error codes

When the Error light (!) and Continue button lights are both on, a secondary error has occurred.

When the Paper Jam light (4th light) and Continue button lights are both on, a paper jam secondary error has occurred.

Press and release Continue button twice quickly to display the secondary error code light sequence.


Press Continue button to resume printing once all the jammed pages are cleared from the paper path.

We recommend that you clear the entire paper path when a paper jam occurs.


To clear a paper jam:


1 If you are feeding paper from a tray, remove the tray, and then remove any jams.

2 Open the front cover and remove the print cartridge assembly.

NOTE: Do not leave the print cartridge assembly exposed to direct light for an Extended period of time. Extended light exposure can cause print quality problems.

3 Remove any jams in the area behind the print cartridge assembly.

4 Lift the flap at the front of the printer and remove any jams beneath the flap.

5 Open the rear exit and remove any jams.

6 After you have cleared the jams, reinstall the print cartridge assembly, make sure all printer covers and trays are closed, and then press Continue button to resume printing.

NOTE: The printer reprints the pages that caused the paper jam.

Jun 30, 2011 | Lexmark E232 Laser Printer

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Epson stylus cx6600 alll in one roller crimps and stops paper from rolling. My computer says it is working properly. It all started with a paper jam, which I cleared, hit "color" and thus my problem.Ally


Clean the machine, the rollers also and follow these steps to clear out any paper jams it might have

  1. Turn off the printer.
  2. Remove any paper trays. Inspect them for wrinkled or damaged paper.
  3. Also open the back cover of the printer if this model has one.
  4. Open any other doors that give access to the printer's paper path and to the toner or ink cartridge.
  5. If necessary, remove the toner or ink cartridge. Place it away from light/ sun light to avoid damaging it.
  6. If you find a piece of jammed paper, remove it by holding it with both hands and pulling firmly. The goal is to keep the paper from tearing. If several pieces are jammed together, try pulling out the middle piece first to loosen the jam.
  7. If the paper does tear, try rotating the roller gears manually to free the paper. Don't force anything, though. Do this step especially if the jam message comes up repeatedly without any obvious paper jam, there may be a small tear of paper inside.
  8. Ones the printer is free of paper Replace the toner or ink cartridge and paper trays, close any doors you opened and turn the printer back on.
  9. If the printer paper jam message still appears, then there is still some paper in the printer. Reinspect the paper path.
  10. see alternative if the problem is still not solved.



alternative :
Load a piece of thick paper, for example photo paper and press the resume button (may be diffrent button on diffrent models) a few times to the printer picks up the paper and puts it through the machine.

Jul 03, 2009 | Epson Stylus CX6000 All-In-One InkJet...

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Using HP 1100d Office Inkjet printer. Can't get 'out of paper' light to turn off. I have added paper, pressed the reset button, but light stays on, and printer will not operate.


Please read over the following information and follow step by step.

Issue Either before or during a print job, the message ' Paper Jam ' appears on the product control panel display. The product does not output paper or complete the print job. Solution Follow these steps to resolve the issue. Step one: Remove any loose paper
  1. Remove any loose paper from the paper tray and output tray. CAUTION: Do not remove jammed paper at this stage.
  2. Press the Cancel/No button on the product control panel to clear the paper jam message.
  3. If the paper jam message cleared, try the print job again.
  • If these steps resolved the issue , there is no need to continue troubleshooting.
  • If the issue persists , continue to the next step.
Step two: Clear the jam from the back of the printer
  1. Press the Power button (c01345237.gif ) to turn off the product.
  2. Unplug the power cord from the back of the product.
  3. Remove the rear access door: Turn the knob one-quarter turn to the left and pull the door away from the product. Figure 1: Remove the rear access door c01489996.gif
  4. Gently pull the paper out of the rollers. CAUTION: If the paper tears when removing it from the rollers, check the rollers and wheels for torn pieces of paper that might remain inside the device. If any torn pieces of paper remain inside the device, then more paper jams are likely to occur.
Step three: Clean the rollers While the rear door is removed from the product and the power cord is disconnected, clean the paper rollers.
  1. Wipe the paper rollers with a lint-free cloth that is lightly moistened with distilled or bottled water. Rotate the rollers with your fingers to clean all the way around. Figure 2: Clean the paper rollers c00246512.jpg
  2. Allow the rollers to dry completely.
  3. Replace the rear access door. Gently push the door toward the product, and then lock it in place by turning the knob one-quarter turn to the right or locked position.
  4. Reconnect the power cord to the back of the product.
  5. Press the Power button (c01345237.gif ) to turn on the product.
Step four: Reload paper and test the printer Load a stack of plain white paper in the paper tray and try the print job again.
  1. Press the Cancel/No button on the product control panel to clear the paper jam message.
  2. Lift the output tray.
  3. Pull out the front paper guide on the paper tray and slide the side paper guide as far to the left as it will go. Figure 3: Slide out paper guides c01489992.gif 1 - Front paper guide 2 - Side paper guide
  4. Load a stack of plain white paper, print-side down into the paper tray. Make sure the paper stack is no higher than the top of the front paper guide.
  5. Adjust the side and front paper guides to fit snugly against the paper stack. Figure 4: Adjust the side and front paper guides c01489993.gif
  6. Lower the output tray.
  7. Disengage the photo tray: On the output tray, pull the slider (visible through the output tray) away from the product until it stops. Figure 5: Disengage the photo tray c01489994.gif
  8. Try the print job again.
  • If these steps resolved the issue , there is no need to continue troubleshooting.
  • If the issue persists , continue to the next step.
Step five: Service the printer If you have completed all the steps listed above and are still experiencing a problem, service the product. Have a good day,

Jun 18, 2009 | HP Inkjet 1100d Printer

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Paper Jam


from fixya knowledge base I found this solution

1. Power Unit off

2. Open front cover

3. Press and hold GO and turn power on

4. When all 3 lights lit release and press GO twice

5. All lights turn solid

6. With all solid, press GO 5 times

7. Ready light GOes red

8. Close door and you're all set
Let know if working and don't forget to rate solution

Jan 11, 2009 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

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Paper curl


When a paper jam occurs, the printer will stop printing and the Continue (1) and Paper Jam (2) lights on the operator panel will come on. See the illustration below.
pattlnk_1052005_1635-enus20238_oppaneljamlights_e230_en_us.gif When you experience a paper jam, it is recommended that you check and clear the entire paper path. To clear a paper jam, do the following:
  1. If you are feeding paper from a paper tray, first remove the tray. Look for and remove any jammed or damaged paper you find.

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  2. Open the front cover and remove the print cartridge assembly.

    IMPORTANT!
    Do not leave the print cartridge assembly exposed to direct light, especially sunlight, for an extended period of time. Extended exposure to light will damage the green photoconductor roller and cause print quality problems.

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  3. Remove any paper you find jammed in the area behind the print cartridge assembly.

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  4. Also lift the flap at the front of the printer and remove any paper you find jammed beneath the flap.

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  5. Open the rear exit door/cover of the printer and remove any jammed paper you find there.

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  6. Once you have confirmed that the entire paper path is clear, reinstall the print cartridge assembly. Close all the printer covers/doors. Reinstall any paper trays you removed.
  7. Press the Continue button to resume printing. NOTE: The printer should reprint the page(s) that caused the paper jam.
  8. If the paper continues to jam, press the Continue button twice quickly while the Continue and Paper Jam lights are on. This will cause the operator panel to display the secondary error paper jam light sequence. The secondary error code will tell you where the printer thinks the problem has arisen. For more information, see the 'Secondary Error Codes' section on page 69 of the User's Guide.

Sep 04, 2008 | Lexmark E232 Laser Printer

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Printer problem


hi, Take out the toner and check for a paper jam.turn the printer upside down and check under the paper tray for a jam. When you reset the printer check to see if the printer picks up the paper, if it tries to pick up the paper then the red light flashes you should rough up the roller on the front above the paper tray, the rollers sometimes get smooth and won't pick paper up. You should also look inside where the toner cartridge goes and there are some little plastic flaps.Check that these are not stopping the paper going it. hope this helps

Sep 25, 2007 | Brother HL-2040 Laser Printer

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Printer jam


There is an easy fix for Lexmark E232 paper jams at the beginning of the paper path. This fix only works when the problem is that the paper starts to feed, but does not quite make it out of the paper tray.

The problem is the pickup paper rollers. If you remove the paper tray and press down on the paper indicator (the red lever to the left of the paper tray) you can see the twin rollers attached to a spring loaded armature.

Chances are these rollers are worn and are very smooth to the touch. This slick smooth surface does not have enough friction to push the paper up to the next roller.

To fix this, remove both rollers, they slide off easily. Then simply turn both rollers inside out and replace them on the armature. Notice how much "stickier" they feel now? Chances are your paper jam problems are over, until the rollers wear out again.

At that point you will have to replace them.

Mar 30, 2007 | Lexmark E232 Laser Printer

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