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My brand new X5340 printer shows there is a paper jam but there isn't one. The one and only sheet it has printed was the test page. Since then, I have been unable to get rid of the "clear paper jam" message and am totally unable to print. i just got a new x5340 ,and while it's almost done loading it just doesn't do anything . it's during the faxing processes it does it. help please ndo i need a new cd

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Hi
follow these steps
1.checked for and remove any obstructionsfrom paper feed tray.
2.tilt and shake printer..checked for any rattling noise..checked for any foreign objects inside printer obstructing the paper flow.
3.Take a sheet of paper ..fold it length wise 3-4 times to make it a thick.insert this into paper feed tray...move it left and right a couple of times..unplug power cable and replug it after 10 seconds...try printing ...if it does not work,,,,contact tech support 1-800-332-4120...ur printer is brand new and under warranty cover,,,they would replace it for u.
goodluck:))))

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LOCATION OF PRINTER SENSOR


Jams

Clearing jams

CAUTION Do not use sharp objects, such as tweezers or needle nose pliers, to remove jams.
Damage caused by sharp objects will not be covered by the warranty.

CAUTION Always pull jammed media in the direction it would travel through the paper path.
Do not pull jammed media against the direction of travel through the paper path to avoid damage
to the printer.

To prevent damage to the printer when clearing jams, including jams in the output bin, always open the
print-cartridge door and remove the print cartridge. Keep the door open and the cartridge out until the
jam has been cleared. Opening the print-cartridge door and removing the print cartridge relieves tension
on the printer rollers, which prevents damage to the printer and makes the removal of jammed pages
easier.

Occasionally, media becomes jammed during a print job. You are notified of a media jam by an error
from the software and the printer control panel lights. See Control-panel lights (HP LaserJet 1010 series
printers) on page 102 or Control-panel lights (HP LaserJet 1020 printer) on page 106.

The following are some of the causes of media jams:

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The input trays are loaded improperly or are too full. See Loading media on page 25.

NOTE When you add new media, always remove all of the media from the input tray and
straighten the stack of new media. This helps prevent multiple sheets of media from feeding
through the printer at one time, reducing media jams.

The media does not meet HP specifications. See Media specifications on page 21.

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Typical media jam locations

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Print cartridge area: See Removing a jammed page on page 43.

Input tray area: If the page is still sticking out of the input tray, gently try to remove it from the input
tray without tearing the page. If you feel resistance, see Removing a jammed page on page 43.

Output path: If the page is sticking out of the output bin, see Removing a jammed page


NOTE There might be loose toner in the printer after a media jam. This toner clears up after
a few sheets are printed.

Removing a jammed page

Use the procedures in this section to remove a jam.

CAUTION Media jams might result in loose toner on the page. If you get any toner on your
clothes, wash them in cold water. Hot water will permanently set the toner into the fabric.


Partshere Troubleshooting

CAUTION To prevent damage to the printer when clearing jams, including jams in the output
bin, always open the print cartridge door and remove the print cartridge.

To prevent damage to the print cartridge, minimize its exposure to direct light. Cover the print
cartridge with a sheet of paper.

NOTE The following illustrations show the HP LaserJet 1020 printer. The same procedure is
used to remove a jam in the HP LaserJet 1010 series printers.

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Open the print cartridge door, and remove the print cartridge.

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Grasp the middle edge of the side of the media that is most visible, and carefully pull it free from
the printer.

CAUTION Do not use sharp objects, such as tweezers or needle nose pliers, to remove
jams. Damage caused by sharp objects will not be covered by the warranty.

CAUTION Always pull jammed media in the direction it would travel through the paper path.
Do not forcefully pull jammed media against the direction of travel through the paper path to
avoid damage to the printer.


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When you have removed the jammed media, replace the print cartridge, and close the print cartridge
door.

After clearing a media jam, you might need to turn the printer off then on again.

NOTE When you add new media, remove all of the media from the input tray and straighten
the stack of new media.

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You didn't say what brand and model printer you have so I can't look up a manual and check it for you. But if you don't want to waste a sheet of good stationery or a valuable form (like checks), make a test sheet. Take a plain sheet of paper and mark it along the top edge. Or use a photocopy of the form as a test sheet. Put the test sheet into the printer and print something on it. From the result you'll know how to feed the sheets in the future.

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When the Printing job initiated, the pages will print slowly and we cannot pull the paper from the printer. That will lead to the paper push becomes inactive.

Thnigs to do for rectifify the problem :

01. Please remove the toner / cartridge from the Printer..
02. Please remove the jammed sheets from the roller.
03. If any other opening available in the printer, that also can be opened.
04. Please try to pull out all loose sheets available in the printer.
05. Clean the roller with good cloth and remove all dusts from the printer.
06. Install the papers in the In Tray properly.
07. Reboot the system along with the Printer.

The above points will solve your paper jam problem in the printer.

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Was the printer feeding multiple sheets at the same time, so that the sheer thickness of the wad caused the jam? If so, look into the slot where you load paper (this is called the automatic sheet feeder or ASF). You should see a small roller with a rubber coating. This is what pulls the sheets into the printer. Put one sheet of paper into the ASF and do a print. The Windows test print facility is convenient for this: start-control panel-printer and faxes, then right click your printer icon and select properties, then test print). If this works OK, put two pages into the ASF, then three etc. Observe what happens. If at some point more than one page is pulled in, it infers that the ASF is not working properly, in which case you will need to consult a technician (or have a go yourself at dismantling the printer). If the one-two-three-four etc page test doesn't produce a multiple feed, all it probably means, is that static electricity is holding the sheets tightly together. Make sure when you put a wad of paper into the ASF it has been fanned.

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My brand new X5340 printer shows there is a paper jam but there isn't one. The one and only sheet it has printed was the test page. Since then, I have been unable to get rid of the "clear paper jam"...


1. Turn the printer off and open the access cover.
2. Look for any obstructions in the paper path and remove them if necessary. (It is possible to move the carrier assembly with the power off.)
3. Turn the printer on, load some paper, and press the Form Feed button. (On the X83, press the Select button.)
4. Watch the paper as it feeds through and try to determine where the jam is occurring.
5. Check to see if all the rollers are turning.

If all the rollers are turning, there may be something in the feed path that you can't see. Go to step 6.
If not, there is probably a feed motor or a gear problem and the printer may require service.
6. If the paper is jamming under the carrier assembly, you may be able to fix it using the manual feed slot.
7. Turn the printer off.
8. Take a #10 envelope and feed it through the left side of the manual feed slot until it comes right through the printer to the back of the exit rollers.
9. Move it up and down first, and then slowly move it over to the right side. If something is stuck under the black guide plate, this may work it loose.

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