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Re: I have a piece of paper jammed in the inside of the...
It insists there is a Cartridge problem on the Printer............ In this Case take out the Paper from the Paper Feed Tray........ Unplug the Power Supply from the Printer.......... Remove both the Cartridges from the Printer.......... Now take a size 10 Envelope fold it so that it should become like a thin long strip........ Now Insert that Envelope on the left side corner of the Printer and move it from right to left and left to right as fast as u can for about 10 times.......... Now Insert the Ordinary Papers onto the Printer and insert both the catridges and Turn on the Printer............
Now Try to Print..........
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Unplug the printer and open all the access panels. Using a small flashlight may help. Carefully check all areas inside the printer for a stray piece of paper logged somewhere inside. You may need a small pair of pliers or tweezers to remove the piece of paper.
When clearing jams ensure you find the entire piece of paper that was jammed in the printer.
When your done, be sure to securely replace all parts removed from the printer and properly close all the access panels.
Gently pull any jammed paper out from the output tray or sheet feeder.
If paper is stuck inside, open the printer cover and remove the jammed paper, including any torn pieces. Then close the printer cover.
If paper remains near the sheet feeder, press the paper feed roller lever inside the paper feeder to release the jammed paper, then carefully pull it out.
Load the paper correctly.
Press the stop button to resume printing.
If the printer continues to jam or misfeed paper, and you are certain that there are no foreign objects lodged down inside the paper feed area, your printer may require service. Please call Epson technical support for further assistance.
Remove the cartridge and paper tray to see where the paper jam is. If it is a whole page jammed inside of printer, before removing shut off printer and carefully remove paper if you end up tearing a piece this will make it harder to remove in pieces. After you have removed jammed paper reinstall toner cartridge and paper tray turn printer on and see if this clears the jam error message.
Presumably this error follows an actual paper jam (whether the culprit has admitted it or not). The following is general advice that applies to paper jams in most printers, copiers, etc.
In my experience at least 98% of paper jam errors are because a piece of paper is still caught inside the printer. The remainder are generally due to a damaged paper jam detector (usually a small plastic arm which actuates a switch inside the printer) or less commonly a failure on the PC board which senses paper jams.
Please return to point 1 and look (again) for a piece of paper jammed in the printer. If the jammed paper was torn from the printer, only a small remnant has to remain inside the printer to generate an unclearable paper jam error.
Switch off the printer at the wall and unplug it. Remove the paper tray from the printer. Check to see if the printer has an access door in the rear to allow you to see inside (open it). Open any other external flaps (eg. manual paper feed tray) that will allow you to see inside. Open any internal flaps or levers designed for user operation and usually indicated with a green or orange coloured tab. Occasionally a page can wrap completely around a roller and be very hard to see. Be very suspicious of any 'white' roller' - check at the ends to note if the roller is actually a different colour with a complete page wrapped around it (generally then only removable by tearing other than complete disassembly by a professional). If paper was torn you may need a pair of tweezers and some determination to remove any small paper pieces wedged inside the printer. Ensure the printer is unplugged from the wall and avoid damaging any rollers or other parts inside the printer. Always remove jammed paper by pulling it in the direction of normal travel only. On rare occasions very serious paper jams may need expert service to dismantle and reassemble the printer.
After finding and removing all paper pieces, return all levers, flaps, doors, paper trays etc to original positions, reconnect power to the printer and test.
Hello, The plastic piece you are talking about it just prevents the paper from bending forward when is inserted in the printer. That plastic piece should not cause any paper jams or printing problems. If you do happen to have paper jams maybe a piece of plastic fell inside where the paper goes. Simply turn off the printer, remove the paper and flip the printer upside down and shake it a little that should remove any debris inside the printer.
Remove any paper trays. Inspect them for wrinkled or damaged paper.
Also open the back cover of the printer if this model has one.
Open any other doors that give access to the printer's paper path and to the toner or ink cartridge.
If necessary, remove the toner or ink cartridge. Place it away from light/ sun light to avoid damaging it.
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.
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.
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.
If the printer paper jam message still appears, then there is still some paper in the printer. Reinspect the paper path.
see alternative if the problem is still not solved.
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.
This error can be misleading at times. Although it says to check the rear, if you haven't already, remove the toner cartridge and check inside. Also, when you look inside you should see a green lever on the right side. Lift that and check to see if there is paper stuck down there. Another place you can look is in the paper tray area. Remove the paper tray and check to see if there is a piece caught on the way up. Keep in mind when removing a jam make sure you get a whole piece of paper, any missing pieces will cause problems later.
If both areas appear to be clear, think back to if you have a paper jam and got the paper out. Did the paper tear? A small piece could be stuck on a sensor within the printer. If you find paper and everything is good to go, check the pick up rollers to ensure jamming won't happen again. They are located on the paper tray (grey/blue roller) they should like mini tires with grooves, NOT smooth. The other roller is located inside the printer.
1. Switch off the printer and disconnect the power supply. Allow any residual charge inside the all-in-one printer to dissipate before putting your hands or any metal tools inside the chassis.
2. Pin down the exact location of the jam. The 3 hot spots for a jam are before a sheet completely leaves the paper tray, anywhere between the feed tray and print carriage or between the print carriage and output tray.
3. Take off the front paper tray if the sheet jammed while still in the front area of the printer. If here, you should be able to see most of the paper.
4. Pull the sheet with both hands and steady pressure. Do not tug as you might rip the paper, leaving a piece deeper inside the machine.
5. Open the back panel to reach paper jammed between the feed-tray area and print carriage. Carefully remove the jammed paper. put the cables back and switch on