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Error 3 Is telling me I have a paper jam which I can't find.

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Hi! Sometimes it's not a real jam, but a cover that wasn't shut well, or a contact behind the cover that didn't close. try opening and closing all the lids and covers again, this time close them with a bit more power.
If this doesn't help, maybe there's a piece of paper stuck inside, in front of a sensor. try blowing in the unit, or to identifiy and remove such a piece!
Good luck!

Posted on Dec 02, 2012

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Try spraying the printer out with a can of airdust

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unplug the printer and then restart your computer and plug the again. if not work, please try cleaning some part of the printer inside by blowing air.

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well i found the problem, my daughter managed to get a tag that she cut out of a t-shirt stuck inside the switch that detects a paper jam. unfortuantly i neglected to unplug the printer while i was dismanteling it and shorted something out in the scanner when the ribon wire came loose so now it is severly messed up. thanks for the advice

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SOURCE: Error 3, paper jam

use an antistatic vaccum or canned compressed air to clean the interior of the printer.this problem may cause by dust and debris inside the printer.inspect for any broken part in the paper path.if u find any u will have to investigate repairing or replacing the printer.
try using different weight paper .some printers work best with the particular weight of paper and if you use paper too thick or too thin jams can usually occur.thanks 

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You may need to check again the error code. According to the manufacturer's checklist for error codes, only the following are documented;

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  1. "E01" Paper jam inside machine. "E02" Paper jam near the fuser. "E03" Paper jammed inside machine when power supply is switched on. "E04" Front cover open while copying. "E05" Paper jam near the aligning roller "E08" Paper jam at stacking area in the ADU "E11" Paper feeding jam at the ADU "E12" Manual feeding jam "E13" Paper jam from cassette 1 "E14" Paper jam from cassette 2 "E15" Paper jam from cassette 3 "E16" Paper jam from cassette 4 "E17" Paper jam from cassette 5 "E19" Paper jam from the LCF "E21" Paper jam in transport route 1 (LCF) "E22" Paper jam in transport route 2 (COPIER) "E23" Paper jam in transport route 3 (ALIGNING) "E25" Paper jam in transport route 4 (PFP) "E71" Original feed jam in ADF "E72" Original transporting jam in ADF "E73" Original exiting jam in ADF "E75" 2nd original feeding jam "E81" Paper jam before sorter "E82" Paper jam in sorter "E83" Sorter early arrival jam "E84" Paper in sorter when power is turned on "E85" Joint open jam while copying "E88" Paper jam outside the sorter bin "C01" Abnormal operation of the copier main motor "C04" Abnormal operation of the PFP main motor "C05" Abnormal operation of the ADU main motor "C11" Abnormal operation of the ADU side motor "C12" Abnormal operation of the ADU end motor "C13" Abnormal operation of the upper cassette tray "C14" Abnormal operation of the lower cassette tray "C15" Abnormal operation of the PFP upper cassette tray "C16" Abnormal operation of the PFP middle cassette tray "C17" Abnormal operation of the PFP lower cassette tray "C18" Abnormal operation of the LCF tray "C21" Optics carriage initialize error "C22" Lens initialize error "C23" Mirror initialize error "C26" Faulty exposure lamp "C33" Easy set-up is failed "C35" Developer material exists at the transfer separation adjustment "C41" Faulty thermistor or heater "C43" Faulty thermistor "C44" Faulty heater "C45" Sub thermistor is open
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Actually you are facing E3 error, E3 error is mostly because of paper jam. their may be small bit paper jam in side
There are some "micro-sensors" that detect a paper jam. There will be tiny piece of paper, or a lump of dust, inside those sensors, thus "tripping" the sensor and saying you paper jam.

To solve it
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