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Failed to print

(error message) Printer not responding. Paper thickness lever position. I have tried cleaning the print heads. Electrical contacts and ink inlets and outlets. I tried reinstalling the print program "drivers". I shut off and restarted the computer. I tried printing with the print head out. I get the same errar message. I changed the data cable. Do you have any sugestions? Mike Nevins

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  • Michael Nevins May 26, 2007

    One other thing. Obviously I moved the paper thickness lever back and fourth several times, and tried printing in different positions

  • Michael Nevins May 31, 2007

    If you had read my comments you would have seen that I did try moveing the paper thicknes
    lever back and fourth. That would not be the problem unless there was some a unseen buildup of some kind behind the lever. Logic tells me that there is a sensor that is dirty or not working properly. I have cleaned everything in sight, but I don't know where it is.

    I have another printer, so I'm not without one.

    What I need is infornation. I like this printer, and have just bought a lot of ink. A schmatic or something that tells me what generates this error message would be healpful.

    Mike N.

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At the head you said 'paper thickness position'and then you seems to have ignored that and did all the other things. Is there an adjustment for paper thickness, a lever perhaps. It does seem to be with the paper feed or paper presence detection. Take a look around, is there something stuck in the paper feed track? Can you have pass a piece of paper through without it rucking up? Do these things see what happens Take a look also at www.fixyourownprinter.com

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    john ash May 31, 2007

    take a look at


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