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Our printer (8400) light keeps turning red saying it is out of paper when it isn't. Every time this happens you have to open and shut the drawer to get it to print. How do I fix this.

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That sounds like a false jam. Your feed roll probably needs replaced if I am reading this correct. If you can run some prints and then that comes up I would believe it to be a feedroll problem.

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katriscomputers@hotmail.com

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