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Keep getting message rear draw open

We had a paper jam so removed the paper that had jammed the printer and since then it insists the rear draw is open when it is securely closed

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  • simon_d_brow Feb 27, 2009

    sadly still no luck the tab wasnt bent

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If you pull the fuser out, look at the bottom of the sliding mechanism for a bent metal tab that actuates a switch when you close the rear drawer.

They get bent pretty easily.

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

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HP Color LaserJet 3500, 3550, and 3700 Series Printers - Paper Jams Alternating Between Front and Back Door Issue Description Customers may see paper jams error messages with no paper seen in the paper path. The message will alternate between check the front door and the back door. Workaround The release lever engagement tabs on the rear door can be bumped into the in-correct position. The purpose for this tab is to re-engage the fuser release levers as the rear door is closed. When one or both of these are left in the in-correct position the printer goes into a cycle of alternating between a "Jam in the Front Door" message and "Jam in the Rear Door" message. There is no paper present in the paper path when this happens. When a customer gets the "Jam in the Front Door" message and opens the front door, no paper is found. After the customer closes the front door, they get the "Jam in the Rear Door" message. When they open the rear door, find not paper (even pull out the fuser), and close the rear door, they get the "Jam in the Front Door" message. This cycle will continue

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